Florida farmer & fruit grower

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Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title:
Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title:
Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title:
Florida farmer and fruit grower
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
S. Powers
Creation Date:
August 5, 1893
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
30.31944 x -81.66


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note:
Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).

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University of Florida
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1893. Whole No. 12H1
Vol. V, No. 31.JA' .


Buy of the Well-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES,

ST. MARY NURSERIES. take R. R.fare from bill of trees to all who will'come to Nursery and purchase to amount
SATSUMA ORANGRS,hardy and early. OLIVES and APRICOTS. ot double R. R. fare Come during fruit II"'UUII. To those who cannot come will send sample
PEARS all kinds immense block. FIGS and MULHKRRIKS.POMKGRANATKS. of fruit and cut roes on receipt of roc per kind to pay p.),tage.picking etc Fruit crop large and
PItACUES.6ovarletieanewandold. complete of varieties{ adapted to Florida. Send for Samples and know what to expect: from
PLUMS best Japan and native sorts. CAMPHOR TRKHS. trees you buy. Specialties: ) Perslmmous, Peaches Pears and Grafted Rosen
JAPAN PERSIMMONS,varieties all tested. TEXAS UMDRHLLA. Itrice-UltouapptkaUon. Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W. .
GRAPHS, good supply,all leading kinds. GRKVILLKA ROBUSTA.
WAl.NUT8. English,Japan and California. CITRUS TRIFOLIATA. Proprietor.Fttt.
CHI*' TNUTS, Japan Mammoth. very fine. ROSES,SO varieties. -
We have other kinds-lots of them-write for what you want.

For five years put .eeunnles of fruit have been Rent, free of charge, on applic.Hon .'\ ,,. DO YOU KNOW we plantsaud t have e Fr) all|' importantplantsof ECONOMIC
and wilf bo this ).ror' but experience# and information as to adaptability to ,f the 'iropicaand<< warm climatt'*of the RUI I world
your locality is worth much more. Wo have discarded l from our own orchards one I i Vflll t/Until that the scheme just HortlculUU -
variety of which wo shipped 400 bushels in 1887, and this is but ono of the hun a in our establishment lUU ? Some turits Florida was afready(up to A i LI lyiNG FACT
dreds of varieties tested. Wo have built our reputation on fine stock{-some! people c! I the times know this, and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity
nay //Ac/nf*(. An Ex-Governor Florida writes: "They aro beauties, and so admirably Uf/ of getting rare plants of us. We can supply Aloe Bamboo Camphor,Cinnamon

to be packed" as to share a novico in the business, and even many who pretend ,. "".#) bark, Jujube,Coffee.Kola Dalbergia, Logwood, Hscoecaris, Mahogany.,Ficus.Nutmeg.Gamboge{ Olive, Uemp-i Orange( +,ali pepper), Iron-,
6xperta. Quercus, Rice-paper, strychnine,Tea, Upas, Vanilla, Wax-myrtle, Xyloe.OI -
, Prompt and careful attention to correspondence.l Prices reasonable. Catalogue ma,Yucca, Zingiber plants and hundreds of others.
free. Address Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about lUItKANOXEK

G. ?,. T3:1 .'
BROS., On ceo, Fla.
Glen St. Mary, Fla. .-. ---- ,,


FfiuiTS If you want your ground covered during the hot summer months, you can
respectful) solicit shipments! of Fniits .
do no better than plant this variety. Plant ono quart per acre.
1 Wo arc now making a Bpt.'clnJtyofPINEAPPLES I
Our Mtoolc I** Ii'oo ffxonn. Woo-vJln .

: : : Pint, 20 cents; quart, 40 cents, post-paid; I peck, $1.00; bushel, $3.75: by
freight or express, not postpaid.
and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.

Reference*, by pcnnission-A. 3[. Ives, Esq., Jacksonville; National Shoo Clay Large and Unknown Stock of Peas Whippoorwill 11.50per, H'. G- HASTINGS & CO., "
and :Leather Bank, New York; the Volusia County Bank, )Land, Fla., and the bushel, f. o.b. *
Commercial Loan and Trust Co.,Chicago, 159 South Water St. Interlachen Fla. .
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a list and description of the Choicest and Mot Profitable: varieties ot the Citrus
-DKALKRS IN- ramiiy which we hare selected from over one hundred different varieties grown, and tested by"us
in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of

Coal!; Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.

JAOISONVILLE: l.1'LA. Send for circulars. Address R. W. PIE3RC.
---- ._. ,;ease. & Hill., Lake Co..Fla,
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ntioi: LIST OF AVIIISKKV.Parker. f
............91 7AVwlley. .J. )1 artln It'e............. ............93 00 NURSERIES OF THE
Orange ........................... 2 00 Virginia Glades ............ ......... .4 00
H ringti'siley...... ..................... 3 AO j 01*t Itourbon ..<......................... ft OOKrnturkjr
North Carolina :4 5O ; Sour)Mamli... ............ 5 00 Milwaukee Florida Draqge Co.
Clifton Club ..... ............... Old! lUkcr ................... ?....... ff 00
Montrone Velvet.............,.. ...90 00Kxtra
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties ot. Citrus Fruit Trees ji Bpecialty.BuddingWood.
Jugs s gallon, 2 5C; two gallon,soc.; three d75.ns mlt thy pout office[raoocj for sale at all times.
order check or nd letter. We cannot iihlp C.O 1>. to Our stock is Urge and comp1eteROMPT ATTKNTION TO;CORKKSPONDKNCK.
A complete price list of Groceries and: Wine Lit sent free on application. For Catalogue and Price-List,address

Manager Dunedin, Fla..
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A full Hue of the leading varieties of Orange & Lemon Trees at rock-bottom
ht UK Oemand being greater than the supply we had to let our "Ad." take a rest. Can nowM'
f4r.tasked number or good tree; can al ao furnish a few thousand other best varieliea oo prices. Address . living price Now U the time to plant. Address _

Agt.. r
ORLANDO FLA. Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. ':.


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A good spraying outfit and a reliable Insecticide are as essential to successful orange growing as the harrow and fertilizers.
Florida Farmer and fruit; Grower.


It is the only Reliable,

Surely effective and cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mite, aleyrodes, anguil-
lula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of the orange and tho wilt of the pineapple.It .

will not only prevent the oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve the classification of the fruit.
Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers' prices. *

Correspondence solicited.


Jacksonville Fla.

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Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is a sovereign

remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poia-

onous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth withwit

insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, and ha

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.For .

Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed for .

the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item'of expense in spraying tret

It is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons of water, as the

fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using tke

Insecticide at this strength it will save three or four sprayings through the season, thereby reducing the cost from OM-

third to one-half.: This is an Advantage Possessed by no Other Preparation of Sulphur. If used in this manner it

will also kill the other insects that may be moving on the trees.

For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application.

Price 20c. Per Gallon, in barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered.

Spraying Apparatus. furnished to our customers at cost.

(McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra Fla.






The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention of shippers U directed to the Plant S. S.Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa, and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;S., P.& W. Ry.between Jacksonville,
Gainesville, Bainbridge River Junction and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston and Ocean Steamship Line between//Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York and Merchants and Miners
Cr4ntpjrution Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fastest and most prompt lines betweenJUl points Florida and all points North and Northwest.
Receivers and Shippers Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connections:
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via. Albany, Balnbridire ,Jesup
Savannah. and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla
Daily fast'freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and nan and Live Oak.
Coast points,including New York Boston Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Providence Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from New
Four connections' a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah York(New Pier 3$. North River)direct for Savannah Friday, Saturday,Monday and Wednesday.
ridays,Saturdays Mondays and Wednesdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston Jan.5.u,19 and aft,
Two connections' a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains for all point
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. in Florida.
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah Jan. From Philadelphia! via Ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Jan.a, u,!s,every tea 5, u 19 and 26. from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.&nnections .
for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah: From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners'Transportation Co., every Tuesday and Friday,
Jan. 7 !17 and r7tt. making close connection with 8.,F.&W.Ry.,for all points in Florida
Sailing days for Steamships are subject change without notice.
The Florida blspateh Line Is the quickest and best freight route:from all points North Bast and West to Florida. For full particulars rates, stencils and shipping
a receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or to
O. J'. OWENS,Traffic Manager. Savannah Ga. F." It. 1'AI'Y,1llvlslon' Affent.8avannah, Oa.V.. DAVIDSON* Gen'11'asaongerAgt.Jacksonvllla, FlaF
8. KNIGHT, Contracting Freight Agent Jacksonville, Fla J. U. STEPHENS, Contracting Agent Jacksonville via.




11CROWR formula, which I give for what it is Each one-of these patient beasts carried I anywhere in the coast country, to
U worth: To each large bearing tree I from three to six bunches. Atone come and take in this object lesson.
t RI4ERY gave 4 pounds of sulphate of ammo time there were over three thousand II Nothing that I can say will so Impress .
nir, 9 pounds of fine ground bone, 14 of them in a constant processionfrom I upon them the true method of
S. POWERS. Publisher. -I, pounds of potash-magnesia. Each farm to dock and back. treating the Le Conte pear as these
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- TKKMS OF SUllSCKirTION- ---- one of these was applied separately, One of the biggest banana grovesin limbs. They are as much of a revelation -

For One Year ..0.......I....................' .cc and then harrowed four times with existence is at Gibara, near Bara to me as they will be to others,
For Six Mouths...... .... .............I .....1.00 the Acme harrow.As coa. It contains 1,300,000 trees. for I confess though I have fruited
In Foreign Countries ..... ............ ...... 3.00 Farmers estimate the of ,
ff; Inscriptions in all cases cash in I found it difficult to distributeso cost raisingthe this pear for five years, I have never
advance. No discount allowed on one's small an amount as four pounds of fruit at 25 cents a tree, and figureon seen it in perfection and the tree doing
own subscription( cash it in a club), but to ammonium sulphate evenly, I dis a profit of 10 per cent. its whole duty until this season.
all allowed a liberal commission will solved 100 pounds of it in 50 gallons; In Jamaica, whence we derive near Now for a history of the limbs.
be on all subscriptions obtainedby coal oil barrel of and ly one-third of our supply, the farmsare
them. Write for terms. (one ) water, The one with the large pears was
o copies(and ono copy free 0 IIIO'H),$ 7.50 applied two gallons of the solution to tended in great part by East: Indians taken from a six year old tree in a
11" . . . . . . 12.50:; the tree with an ordinary garden sprin- who come under contract and neighbor's fruit yard. It is one of a
10" . . . .. . . 15.00 kler. work for 20 to 40 cents a day. Their cluster planted 8xio feet with a large
Thwe may be either new or old and If this formula had been mixed it passage money,about $40, is furnishedby cottonwood tree and a mustang grape
[1.0 collected from
number of
may any
poNtofHcet, if the remittance is inn lump would have analyzed: the English Government whose vine within a few yards, and the
sum. Phosphoric acid (total) 7.00 per cent. purpose it is to meet the demand for whole ground is a dense mat of grass
To every now subscriber or clul>-rais<>r : Ammonia. . . 4.81 per cent. laborers. fully two feet in height. I have seen
we will send, postpaid a copy of Whitnne's Potash . . 12.9 The fertility of bananas is one of these trees many times during their
"Gardening in Florida; For two It will be seen that this is approximated the marvels of nature. To raise life and if they have been hoedor
new subscribers, at $2.00 each, wo will ever
sendi I>08tpaid, acopyof Moore's"OrangeCulture. by Mr. Hubbard's formula, thirty-three pounds of whea and cleaned I am greatly mistaken. I
I have substituted bone dust ninety-nine pounds of
though potatoes re am sure that no root has ever been
Hates of advertising on application. for his superphosphate in accordancewith quires a space of ground that will cut, for there is no room for a plow.
Remittances should ho mat 0 by check, Mr. Bielby's advocacy of the use produce 4,000 pounds of bananas. These trees are heavily loaded with

letter postal to note.order money orYJflUIEJl order or registered of bone on orange groves. The nutriment contained in one banana fruit, in fact, almost as full as mine,
A.\'JI FRUIT (3JROI'EIR.Jacksonville The following is its actual cost at is equal to five ounces of bread, and yet though there has been no rain
Fla. seaboard : sulphate of ammonia, $72 so great is the ability of this so-called for a month, the leaves are as fresh
per ton; bone dust $36; sulphate pot- "Tree of Paradise" to extract the and green as in early spring and the
]rote and Orrell lzrd. ash, $32.The greatest amount of vitalizing material young wood shows a growth of from
formula from and and rain. In
cost.: ground sun three to four feet the present season.
-- Per ton at seaboard . $39 20 the tropics the banana is a staple article -
Mixing One's Own Fertilizers. Freight. . . 2 21 of food, and it is extensivelyused Now for the other limb. It came
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower Hauling II. . . 90 in cooked forms. On the Pacific from a ten-year-old tree in my orch-
In his for Applying . . 2 40 ard and is an average sample of my
report June the State coast, which derives its supply from
Chemist, in speaking of manufactured Total. . . $14-70 the Sandwich Islands and Tahiti, the crop on the trees of that age, as is the
other of the cluster of trees in
fertilizers, says: If honestly made Per ton at seaboard . 53): cts. food in its cooked condition is highly myneighbor's
and intelligently chose they supply freight. . 3 appreciated. At all the restaurants yard. The ground around
in a concentrated form and in the hauling. . 1 oi San Francisco, and any one who my tree, and in fact my whole orch
right proportions the very things that *. applying . 3Total has patronized them knows of their ard, has been since February twice
our soils most require." This would merits, the menu contains such delicious lightly plowed and cultivated seven
} j per tree . 60 times and is clean.
now perfectly
seem to imply that the manufacturers, dishes as fried bananas banana ,
or at least the intelligent ones, know Palm Springs July 33 WINDSOR'93 SMITH. fritters, banana omelettes and banana The cost of this was about $1 Iso, besides
the "very things that our soils most --..N. -- pancakes. The fruit is also served $100 expended in fertilizing.
require" and "in the right propor Bananas at Auction. cut in slices, with sugar and cream. The present condition of the trees is
tions." IJditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : These good qualities have attractedthe simply pitiable, though the load they
Hut no such conclusion can be The successful results obtained by attention of scientists, and of late have carried is no greater in propor
drawn from the table of analyses that the method of selling California fruit years experiments have been made in tion than that on the cluster first alluded
accompanies his report. If we look now in vogue in New York-at auc- the processes of desiccating the fruit to, and my trees are planted
for the element of potash in the different tion-have determined some of the and of grinding its meat into a sort of 20x25 feet apart, while those are 8x
complete fertilizers for the orange largest banana importers to market farina. There are innumerable other 10 The leaves on my trees are a
tree we find that it varies from 44 to their cargoes similarly, and they have qualities to the banana. In Cayenne dull green, and thousands are turning
and off while
12 per cent. About half of the for made arrangements with E. L. Good. wine and vinegar are made from it. yellow dropping the
mulas give an average of 11 per cent. sell, the California fruit auctioneer, to The Malays use it as a medicine, with fruit has failed to swell and a very
potash, but the other half will give an conduct such sales on and after A ug. i. tonic and astringent qualities. In the large part will never be fit for market.Of .
average of not more than 5 per cent. These sales are to be fashioned on Antilles its ashes, which contain pot- course there are a great many fine,
potash.In the system of their models. They ash, are used to wash clothes. The large pears scattered over the trees,
bulk is
but the
each of these divisions will be will be conducted on the dock where skin has been found to be valuable.It small.
found the names of some of the oldest the steamer discharges, the selectionof gives a beautiful fibre, from which Now for the explanation. Heretofore
and most reliable houses whose honesty "ones," "twos" and "threes" fine cloth can be manufactured, and, I have plowed once in winter and
can not be doubted, but the intel being made as is now usual, and the lastly, from its juice indelible ink has cultivated once afterwards, and then
ligence of one or the other must be at fruit sold by the truckload as soon as been composed.The allowed the grass to grow. This
fault. I am inclined to think each one is completed.The banana is altogether a wonderful treatment produced what I have heretofore -
that the higher per cent is nearer advocates of sales by auction product of( nature. When first ( considered good pears, but
right. But my conclusion is based allege that they place all buyers on an discovered by the Spaniards it was nothing in comparison to those now
not upon the intelligence of the man equal footing, that a fair market priceis thought by them, from a fancied resemblance growing elsewhere in a dozen places
ufacturer, but upon the opinion of the always created as the result of a legitimate of the transverse section of! around here in grass and weeds, which
State Chemist himself reinforced by operation of the law of sup the tree to a cross, to be the forbidden are bearing for the first time. This
such men as Mr. Hubbard, Mr.[ Biel. ply and demand, and then it placesthe fruit of which Adam tasted.E. being my first full crop and Expositionyear
by and other practical orange growers.I fruit in the shortest possible time, L. GOODSELL. I was determined to spare no
think it a very much better pol- and consequently in the best possible New York. pains, and as bad luck would have it,
icy for the orange growers, at least, condition, in the reach of the actual I happened to pick up a book by the
to try the different elements, than to consumer. Pears in Sod. president of the university of California -

try them ready mixed. The principal The first bananas imported were of f The well-known pear grower, Mr. while spending the day with my
) objection to this seems to be the the red variety. It was soon discovered H. M. Stringfellow, writes to the Galveston friend, Henry Sampson, near Alvin.It .
idea that they have to be mixed before that the yellow bananas were News: I have placed on exhi was a work on fruit culture, and the
applying, but what is to be gained by more profitable to raise, as they matured bition in Mr.[ Preussner's show win author discussed the subject of clean
mixing ? There are serious objections sooner, and they now form the dow, next to Market and Twenty- culture at great length and so
to mixing some of the constituents bulk of the fruit grown. The red va first streets, Galveston, two pear earnestly advocated it that I determined
together, or indeed with any riety comes from Baracoa exclusively.In limbs. These branches teach lessonsof to give it a fair trial, which I
foreign substance before putting it in that region a railroad running in the greatest importance to everyman have done, and and am a sad though
the ground. land has been built recently. Prior interested in any way in pear wiser man.
I have used the last year, with to its completion the fruit was carriedto growing, and it will repay all such, While my loss in dollars will be
most excellent results, the following the coast on the backs of donkeys. whether in Houston, Galveston or great, I do not regret one cent of it.



has brought out so plainly the true increased amount of food that can be THE -

treatment for pear trees and will resultin supplied through soft, succulent tissues

such a of labor and im as compared with what can pass S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
provement in the size and quality of through the hard, compact structureof

fruit yet to come, that I have no kickto the original. ,

make. .
The whole secret of my failure was Plums-Peaches--Pecans. ,

the destruction of the surface roots Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: HARDWARE AND STOVES

of my trees. These are absolutely I. Kindly let me know how to ,

for an early and perfect make a Kelsey plum tree bear. I
development of the fruit, and here. have one five years old. Should it be ,
pruned ? S :'v :ILL SU1 PLIJtS.:
after we must at the end of fouror
five years put our trees down to 2. Are peach trees that have been Agents Wo are State 4' I ,Wo Have

grass which might be mowed several neglected for a couple of years worth One and Twee J\\ HORSE h HAY RAKES

times a year, though I confess in view the trouble of cultivating ? Horse .Ii In .

of such fruit I hardly see the necessityof 3. How are borers to be got rid of BUCKEYEMOWERS and 0eft stock.M trratt.
even that. from a pecan tree?

........ SUHSCRIIIKR. k ,. a. The 6 foot Is suit
Orange County. J" able for use In
Forming' too Troo-IV.
A ftnnjtlrtf atork of ORANGE GROVES.
It has often been observed that if 1. Take a sharp spade and thrustit J/oirrr. "11.1Ilt'p'r.
on I"u." at
the rowing end of a branch is broken down the whole length of the blade Factory J'Hfff \Write" .( for Prices.p I

off side shoots will appear, and com all around the tree in a circle, with a WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF TilE FAMOUS"TEXAS

bined they will make an even greater diameter of about ten feet. RANGE IPI O'VS,"
growth than could be obtained from 2. If they are in a tolerably bad .1 Pull Line of Jtrjtatr' for Same.

the development of the original stem. condition-which they probably are Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing: Harrows the Boy

\Ve know that by pruning in one -cut them off close to the ground, Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implement

way we can diminish growth and in cultivate and fertilize. If there is any of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold.

another increase it; we can thicken upa vitality left in the roots they will at factory prices. Send for catalogues.

plant by a certain method of prune throw up new tops, which will be

ing, and in another way render it open, worth probably much more than any
with long, straggling branches. All thing you could make out of the old .

these variations produced by pruningare one .
based on various natural laws that I, 3. Take a sharp penknife and

govern plant growth. whittle away the rough outside bark,

The development of a plant is dueto following them up in all their galle-

the formation of new cells withinits ries and tunnels. If they are in deep

structure from various outside ma : use a small wire to lance them, or

terials. \\'e can say that the growthof twist the point of it and draw them ,

a plant depends on the amount of out as with a corkscrew.
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food with which it is supplied, and, --- -- -- -
on the other hand, the amount of food Vitrification" of Orange Trees. '

taken up by a plant, while modifiedby A contributor to the Bartow Courier <1!:--"
L' -
the physical conditions of the soil publishes a long article on Orange ,... I '" ......
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and air, is governed to a considerableextent Culture, of which the following is a ... r .._. .: -. -c.--'MJtiJ: ..

by the rate of growth. paragraph: 1; _.... ;. --- -- ..: ;:.
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Everything else being equal the "When an orange seed is plantedand -- J----

amount of food furnished the different germination takes place, a specule PLANET JR. HORSE HOB WITH LEV Ell AND LETEIi WHEEL
rises above the surface and radicule .
parts of a plant is the same, althoughthis a
is modified by the fact that, up to grows normally downward to form a
a certain extent, the upper and newer tap-root. The lateral roots grow out IRRIGATING

portions of a plant receive more than excentrically through the humus in BOTH STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.
the older ones. All elongation of every direction. In assuming trunk
branches is the result or the develop. proportions limbs shoot out from every Carry a stock of Steam Pumps Boilers

ment of the internodes of the buds. I direction, and in the economy of vegetable 4. Wrought and Galvanized Pipo, Valves

This growth takes place within a very I nature these limbs commence Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnishedfor
short distance of the end of the shoot, from the roots and on upwards. One
seldom being formed more than threeor of their functions is to protect the Plants put in completo and guar-

four nodes from the tips, and if trunks from the scorching rays of the anteed satisfactory. Hand Spraying

cut off farther than this from the end, sun in the summer and the chilling Pumps of every description. Send' for
extension of the branch blasts of winter. When the limbs are
no can oc Catalogue of How and When to Spray.
sawn or clipped off to some height,
cur.If which should be in winter time, the Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to ardor in our
the terminal bud alone is removedthe
secretions are called off from the treesto machine shop.
elongation will cease as soon as
silicate the bark in self defense.
the internodes nearest the bud ha..emade
When this work of vitrification is
their normal extension and
ended the tree renews its onward
growth in length can only come from
Hence the practice of
growth. prun-
the development of some of.the buds
ing must be gradual, extending up.
along the side of the branch. "
liy the removal then of the terminal ward through a long course of years.
Why force an orange tree to "vitri
bud we have checked the develop.
fy" its bark at allVhy not let it
ment longitudinally, and the food
retain its lower limbs and
foliage, so
that would have been used for this
that it will not need this
purpose will be utilized in the development "
of side shoots, and the thickening protect
-e- -- ---
up of that portion of the plant. Ho rd ford'a Acid Phosphate

When a portion of a plant is not make lt.*llrtr>M t1$.* Prrllug of Limtltuilt _J' .

ing a proper growth, it may be cut .o r..nunon. In inld-nuiiiinert. und Imputtavitality. .- : .- .....
back severely, and the entire vigor of --
that portion of the plant, being usedin ..... ''/: YOU OttASHKS AGENTS FOR
the development of a few buds, a 13y the new process (patented) for pretending IOWI.4 S' S .1.EAI1uI PUMI? .
in their natural condition for month
strong, vigorous growth will result. This orange can be done at very mall cost; we have All 4"th'ran.w.r" the I)"jr they are Iterelved.
This be increased if other orange now in perfect condition put up in November
can portions '8j;refer to Official.laco Co. for particulars THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY-
of the plant are pinched back. This and tale of rights. Address M. II. WEVER -
&Co., St. Leo, Pasta, Ha.,or Dade City, Pasco .
result can in part be attributed to the Co.,Fla. JACKSONVILLE. FLA.

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Cultivation of an Orange drove. absorption and assimilation as soon as -not a single sign of blight appearing tion, and orders aggregating 50,000
Cultivation of an orchard should be it is swallowed, whereas, bread, cereals on the twenty trees of various tons have been received by the Potts-
continuous and careful. Some believe !. and all starchy vegetables must undergo varieties in his fruit vard, at the same town Iron Company, at whose works
it best not to grow anything among a protracted and vital force-wast time outside of it in the neighborhood the vast accumulations of slag are being .
the trees, but to cultivate the latter as ing digestion before their nourishmentis one-fifth of the trees are stricken reduced to powder.
you would a corn crop, always keep- converted into this same glucose, and destroyed. The editor and Not long ago it was discovered that
ing the soil clean of vegetation. we perceive an overwhelming demon. correspondent of the Register are invited the waste material was especially rich
Others believe that the growing of stration of the superiority of fruit to consult chapter X of Mr. in phosphates, and, if properly
'vegetables and other hoed crops between over cereals as the staff of life. Blackmore's novel, "Kit and Kitty," handled, would be a valuable plant
the rows is both beneficial and The more the labor of digestion is where they may get further light on food on almost any soil. This was
economical. There are others who economized, the more energy is left the subject.-B. F. J., in Home and found to be especially true of the slag

sow cow peas, alfalfa or crimson clover for the purpose of growth and action. Farm. formed from the ores used in making
intestines ---...... fron and steel the basic
between the rows of trees, and cut The functions of the stomach and by process,
be withouta No Pruning at All. in which lime is extensively employed.The .
them off for hay, plow them under, cannot performed
or permit them to rot on the surface. large supply of blood and nervous At the recent meeting of the Louisiana ore contains a large percentage
Some deprecate this practice. To test power; and in the comparative lassi Horticultural Society, reportedin jf phosphoric acid, which, after the
this much vexed question, the Station tude that follows a hearty meal), every the Sugar Bowl, orange culture was action of the lime, forms a phosphateof
has divided its grove, and is practicing adult has proof that this supply ol discussed with lively interest. Prof. great strength, and when groundto
all of the above methods. Up to blood and nervous power is at the ex Stubbs, the Director of the Experi a powder is a splendid fertilizer
the present no difference in the growth pense of the system at large. This ment Station, believed that the only without further treatment. The slag
of the trees assignable to cultivationcan extra work is so much loss-a loss protection for the tree in this climatewas resulting from other processes is not
be detected, but there is a wide which, in children, shows itself eitherin to find hardy varieties. If the so valuable, but most of the powder
margin of profit in favor of the alfalfa. diminished energy, or in smaller tree freezes no protection will do it made so far has produced excellent

The latter, sown over a year ago, has growth, or in both. The inference is, good, either from the north wind or results.
furnished ssven large cuttings of hay then, that they should have a diet the sun. Last year he had experiencedthe News of the discovery soon reached
-has dispensed with the of which combines, as much as possible, heaviest loss where he had the Germany, and samples sent there
hoeing and plowing-is still expense nt this nutritiveness and digestibility.The greatest protection from the oaks and were tried by the beet farmers with so
the house and the Trees much that the founders in that
writing a vigorous and bids fair doctrine that fruits are a whole laboratory. success
to hold in subjection crop the of Coco some and desirable article of diet is that were split by knife were all lost. country began converting their slag
crops From his the the fertilizer. The demand became
experience only
and Bermuda for several to not new ; vegetarians never tire of asserting protection into
come. This like the cow years it, and it is also a popular idea in Louisiana is to plant the trees so general that heavy orders
crop pea and let them from the with the Pottstown Iron
spread right
is -a nitrogen gatherer from the air, with mixed feeders. But practicallyit were placed
but unlike the pea it is a perennialand will be found, both with the vege- root and allow the leaves and branchesto Company, the Hexham's cargo ,beingthe
will last several and is the tarians and with those on the usual protect them. He believed in planting first consignment.
only yet years on this station diet, that wherever persons depend on olives between the orange trees. The new phosphate is regarded as
crop grown The! olives will and thrive in valuable because it ron.
that will the ground the entire bread and cereals for their heat-giving grow particularly
occupy Louisiana. Louisiana is almost tains weed seeds disease.
and furnish a of good hayin nourishment, there is no room for a no or carrying
year winter, spring, summer crop and fall. fruits, and practically fruit is not eat tropical country, and all the trees in matter. It has been found an abso
From our experience the en. In proof of this assertion one has the tropics could be grown in and lute preventive for the deadly cut.
present ,
Station most earnestly recommendsthe but to note the food usually taken, around New Orleans if it were not for worm, and stops the ravages of (the
the occasional blizzards that mole that such havoc in
sowing of alfalfa in our either at vegetarian restaurants or at ground plays
especially orange the hotels where the usual diet is dis here from the sudden cold spells in some sections of the country. 'the
ones as
groves, young pensed. the North. small particles of steel: kill them in
most beneficial and economical method
of cultivation. The station has When the truth is brought home to ----.ems---- short order.
also found cow peas to be beneficial people that fruit is man's natural food, A Native Florida Oherry.J Credit for the discovery is,given to
both when turned under or permittedto and that all bread and cereals are not ( Fanner and Fruit Grower: John Reese, a Pittsburg ironmaster,
I send by to-day's mail some fruit who has taken out letters .
decay on the surface, besides check only more difficult to digest, but that patent on
for to cook and see what his of the fertilizer
Nature's you you process making ,
ing (or a time the luxuriance of Coco. they necessarily displace
think of them. The tree looks like a and it is estimated that less than
food of health, a reason will be : no
Its only objection is its short duration strong
very wild plum and the fruit also looks tons of the stuff will be
of growth.-La. Ex. Station seen (or substituting fruits for bread, 5,000,000
Bulletin. cereals and vegetables. For other like our small bitter plums, but you made and marketed this year.
-..... portions of the diet no alteration is will see the stones are like the cherry t .
Fruit oa Food. recommended at the outset. Vegetarians and when cooked leaves the stone Linseed Meal for Orange Trees.
The use of bread and starch foods and those opposed to the use of free just as the cherry does and all Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower
tends to constipatiun. To overcome flesh in their dietary, can add milk, that have tried them pronounce the Will some of the readers of the
this hygienists have in recent years eggs, and cheese to their fruit ; and flavor cherry. They are very acid FAIIMER! ANU FRUIT GROWER give
recommended the use of coarse or unbolted those accustomed! to fish, flesh and but sweetened are fine when cooked their experience with linseed meal,as
meal bread, which inflames the fowl can continue their usual portionsof and don't have the pucker of the a fertilizer for bearing orange trees? I

stomach and bowles, and because of those foods. The substitution of plum. The tree .is. a seedling six am contemplating using ,it on my
this inflammation, induces afreeaction, fruits for bread and vegetables will be years old. M. L. ORANGE. grove next fall or winter. Would
"Ordinary (i. t. coarse)whole meal found upon experiment to produce the Putnam county. like to hear from several who have
breads contains more actual waste happiest results. The fruit is undoubtedly a cherry. used it, or have seen it used.
matter than white bread(} ; is not so You ought by all means to bud from FRUIT GROWER.
Pear Blight and Electricity. this tree and propagate h.Vhen
thoroughly digested as white bread Marion County.
; cooked the fruit excellent .. ... .
pioved .
; --- ------
the has been
its ingestion in considerable quanti Recently suggestion
we could not see that it was in any How's This I IVe
made that is
ties leads to an increase of waste in atmospheric electricity
other foods; and it may cause diar. responsible for the blight attacks, and respect inferior to the Morello exceptin \ offer One Hundred Dollars reward -
rhcca." that under the form of an upward size. Doubtless this could be improved for any case of Catarrh that can

As soon as we depend upon ordinary stroke the damage is done. The several by culture. You have a real not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. .

- bread for heat giving food, there is facts that blight rarely, if ever, treasure. J. CHENEY. : -& Co Toledo, 0.

at once a strong tendency to constipation. appears except soon or immediatelyafter Slag as a Rival- of Florida Phos- We, the undersigned, have knownF.
Fruit, on the other hand, while considerable electrical; disturb phate. J. Cheney for the last fifteen years,
furnishing a food rich in heat-giving ance; that rank-growing and young Editor Farmer and Ftuit-Grower: and believe himperfectly honorable in
elements, also contains an acid whichis trees are most subject to it; that when The following from the Philadelphia all business transactions and financiallyable
aperient in its action, and the ingestion the roots are uncovered the earth about Record is interesting. Some of to carry out any obligations made
of fruit, as a considerable proportion them is quite if not very dry, lead to the statements made may bear investigation by their firm.
of our dietary, guarantees the conclusion that the upward strokecan : and some may not. West & Truax, Wholesale Druggists,
free and natural action of the bowels. be prevented by providing a state W. K. S. Toledo, O.
When we add to this strong argumentin moisture that establishes a good Waldo. Walding, Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale
favor of fruit the incontestable ground connection between the tree The British steamer Hexham, which Druggists, Toledo, O.
physiological fact that the above and the roots below. Govrned sailed on Friday last from the Port Hall Catarrh Cure is taken inter

.t aeurishment which it contains is nre- :._ by these facts, for the past four Richmond pier, took a cargo of 2,200 nally, acting directly upon the blood
pared by nature jry the fwrtroigTii.cose = years, B. F. J. has provided copious tons of the phosphate to Dantzic, and mucous surfaces of the system.
. and requires no digestion on the spring and summer irrigation for his Germany, where it is to be used by Testimonials sent free. Price 750. per
part of the system, but is ready for pear trees, and with complete success the farmers engaged in beet cultiva bottle. Sold by all druggists.




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ALEX. LITTLE, rmldent.
LOCICHAUT LITTLE, Secretary and Treasurer



:, FLORIDA ::1MNUA.c'rU1w1s i


. G1l1\/DE/ v KAllll FEll'l'ILIZEllS'



A Special Invitation Extended to All to Visit Our

FJi ]YiElJirik) T tI !(El\ Tho Cigar Tobacco Crop. making an average yield of from 600

Some wealthy Kentuckians have to 900 pounds per acre. An estimate Live HOC \.
can be made of the returns which
become interested in the tobacco-pro a
Tho Best Fertilizer Distributor.A -
ducing capacities of this State, and grower may expect to get for well
subscriber in St. Thomas asks us several companies of capitalists were grown and well cured tobacco from Tho New Stook Law.

to republish the description of a home- formed to engage in the cultivation of the prices received by the growers in This enactment of the late Legisla-

made fertilizer distributor used by some the crop near Chipley. The editor of 1891, which averaged 41 cents per tune, forbidding towns of less than

of the Lawtey strawberry growers, the Industrial American, of Lexington pound. The same tobacco after passing 1200 inhabitants from impoundingcattle

which we printed some while ago. It lately visited the farm of one of through the rehandling houses though purely class legislation,
was made by Dr. J. F. Henry and is these companies and reports as followsin sold at from 50 to 75 cents for fillers and of a narrow character, should not

not patented. It is much the best his paper: and $i to $2.50: for wrappers." discourage any community from seeking -

hand implement that has come under "This year's crop of tobacco in .. to beautify their yards and streets.

our observation, and many varieties West Florida will be one of the finest Ryo vs. Ensilage-A Valuable Ex- Florida is not Euclid Avenue. A practical -

have been tested by the growers of ever grown, and will be produced in periment.The farmer,who knows what stock is,

Bradford county. such quantities as to attract the atten FARMER would not leave his grounds and shade

The general plan of it is that: of a tion ot buyers all over the country. long believed AND that FRUIT the GROWERhas I trees along the streets unprotected if

wheelbarrow, with the drum or cylinder Heretofore the crop has been so small /farmer has small for Florida the Legislature fenced them with forty

containing the fertilizer servingalso that only a few buyers have visited when feed use be ensilage statutes. Teams will be hitched along

as the axle. Make the drum of that section, and growers have been green here all winter.can so easily side of them and browse them, horses

zinc or galvanized sheet iron, as largeas paid prices such as would be given for grown On has our experimental will run away and dash against them,

desired-a three gallon size is very any product where there was no com been tried grounds but ensilage has been and never the hub of the wheel will, under some

good-shaped like a barrel, but with petition. They have been buying was satisfactory.The rye it careless driver, knock off a section of

the bulge more pronounced. For the tobacco in the hand just as it very Alabama bark. Certainly, a shade tree mightbe

instance, let the end diameters be six would come from the stalk and sweat- last winter took four Experiment Station deemed secure on the streets of

inches and the middle diameter ten. ing it, and have been getting the lion's divided them into Jersey lots cows and Philadelphia, i if anywhere in the coun.

This( gives pitch enough to the slope I share of the profit made on it from the as possible in two their milk as nearlyequal try, yet here we see them carefully .
inside so that when the supply of fertilizer plant to the factory. The growers yield. boxed.
They fed for
runs low it will collect in the have become educated on this point were two periods of
Mr. H. .
fourteen days each both lots receiv- J. Girardeau, in our columns
middle and feed until it is all and have established re-handling
gone. ing the same feed of grain and one gave his plan of protection,
Inside the drum, in the middle, is a houses wnere their crops will be lot all they would consume-about which is to wrap a piece of barbed
wooden rim or felloe. Holes are sweated and made ready for the man 40 wire
pounds each of spirally around the tree with
per day- green rye, a
bored on both sides of this folloe, ufacturer. We have recently visited and the other all they would consumeof light staple securing it at each end.

slanting to the middle and leading to the crops growing around Chipley, ensilage-al>out 25 pounds each A little village of Northern colonists
a row of holes running around the and if they cure up as well in the barn which
per day. In the second period the lot we know of, and which is often
middle of the drum. Thus half the .as they look in the field, the growers
which received rye in the first period mentioned as one of the prettiest in the
fertilizer runs in on each side of the will get a fancy price for their pro received ensilage, and the other lot State, boxes every tree until it is large
'felloe. At each hole little duct. The texture, aroma, burningand
a paddle take
conversely. The ensilage was much enough to care of itself, and countsit
projects out slanting to convey the other qualities of the tobacco richer feed than the rye, for it was no great hardship. But against the
fertilizer into the hole as the wheel grown around Chipley have been fully
cut and placed in the silo ear and all, predatory razorback there is an
tested and finer article be
no can
revolves. in the State. produced when the kernels had just glazed. irreconcilable hostility, and not a few
Around the middle of the drum The results were as follows: In of them have been quietly laid to rest
outside is a zinc band with a row of "The crops are grown with different the first period of fourteen days the under orange trees. The village cows

holes corresponding to those in the ,and both varying and amounts lands of fertilizer on two cows on rye gave 29/ pounds of run on the fiatwoods range, and witha
and from
drum; this can be slipped around and I worn new milk more than the other. In the moderate feed of bran furnish a supply

reduce the size of the holes as desired, our investigation we found old worn second period there was a balance of of milk the year round without further .
fertilized with
or they can be left full size. meal highly cottonseed that 72,5 M. pounds in favor of rye. expense. They are anything but
or barnyard manure to equal
Just outside the drum, around the in land in both The effect of the two feeds on the ornamental on the streets, but their

middle, is another wooden felloe with grown newer Two will be qualityand taken quality and yield of butter will be determined presence is decidedly preferable to the

its inner side brought to a sharp edge. off of quantity.all the lands crops we visited, the by another experiment. reign of the tin can, and any wise man
As the stream of fertilizer falls out it will cheerfully expend the few dollars
is split by this edge and scattered a second being a sucker crop, and one There are now five ice factories required to protect his property for the
of the have
little as it drops into the furrow.A companies }plants ready occupying the territory supplied from sake of having fresh milk for his chil
for fall which is
a planting it believed Gainesville six
small plow in the front opens a will make the finest tobacco. years. ago. dren. .
-- -- The Eustis Lake Region discourses
furrow for the fertilizer and anotherin
"Should this succeed in
the it. company Sweet potato vines are beginning to sensibly: "We can make the best ofa
rear covers
growing a fall crop, they will accomplish be article of merchandise
an ; they bad law and not by our own actions ,
If the wind is sheet i irbn that be donein
blowing cannot
a something sell in Waldo at fifty cents a thousand. add to the damage and the
fender may be put on one side of the any other section of the Union. i measure occasions us. annoyance We refer ':
implement to prevent the fertilizer The crops of tobacco will run from IF rnvn HACK ACHES.Or the to
/ running at large of stock
from being blown to one side. 400 to 600 pounds per acre of the first you are all worn out,l'E'allr gust tor'.b-__ I belongI -
Ing It U general injjjto the residents of Eustis-and
This distributer can be made by cutting and from 150 to 300 poundsper nuotrjf'a lit ox It1TyE1ty; S. is anob"vidils it
It will cure you cleanse your liter, and Styea fact that a large per cent.
skill. of suckers second
carpenter ordinary acre or cutting
any :, good appetite. of the stray cattle and all the horses


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btlong to our home people. When without getting a warning that theyare
tKs bill was before the Legislature, f!piall too curious, but those who can, or Good ffealth,

had a petition been circulated in our - .... who do not mind a few stings, woulddo
city asking that the same be not passed, I well to look after this matter, and I
Bees and Honey. The Many-sided Virtues of tho
wi are ready to believe that there send out queens only from queens that
would not have been three residents Many who desire to prevent their are vigorous and prolific.A Florida Ollmato.
Eustis who would not have signed bees from swarming clip the wings of new swarm should always have a It is the popular belief that the
such a paper. But the moment the the queen bee. If properly done, and clean hive, well ventilated, and, if Florida climate is a specific for affections
the cells destroyed in the comb, i of the throat and lungs; but very
bill! becomes a law our streets are queen possible, provided with a little comb
this is effectual but ,half few are aware that it equallyas
nearly one possesses
tuned over to stray stock, our young foundation, if not a full supply. In
the wing should be cut, as in a calm .1. great virtues for the relief or cure of
trees broken and destroyed and our olden times it was customary to rub
several other maladies which flesh is
sidewalks fouled, but a full half of day they sometimes manage to fly, the inside of the hive with flowers or
perhaps only a short distance, but far hair to. There are four men living in
this is done by the cattle and horses sweet-smelling: herbs to make the bees
owred by Eustis' citizens. We shouldnot enough to lead out the swarm. stay in it, and it may be done now in Florida whose present presentment of
protest against the bill if by our Movable frames, surplus boxes and many cases to good advantage. We ruddy and robust health would causeto
actions we sanction it." comb foundation have come to be con. may have learned some things that be taxed to the highest degree the
sidered indispensable to the successful our grand mothers did not know, but credulity of a chance acquaintancewho
handling of bees.A might hear the accounts of their
there is no excuse for forgetting or
Kicking Cows. bad case of foul brootl has been Ignoring that which they did know.- physicians or families, and which
What is needed is some method of discovered in a wild or runaway swarm American Cultivator. I credulity might even require the rein:

making the cow even more helplessfor in a hollow tree in Canada. Thebtes --- ... ..-_._. forcement of a personal intimacy anda
offensive operations than the milker were dead, and the other bees were I To Start Hens to Laying. knowledge of the high positions they
is. The device was the suggestionof robbing the comb, and probably carrying now occupy for its complete support.
I f your hens cease laying, the first One of the is
hives. men a
a keen-witted boy many years ago. the contagion back to their prominent
It has never failed when tried fairly. The discoverer plastered up the en duty is to search for lice. If you find United States official, one is a direc-
The boy had noticed how peacefullythe trance to the honey so that no more idle, it is sufficient evidence that the tor of the Florida Fruit Exchange, one
most savage bull was led by a bees can get in there, and will cut up hens were annoyed so severely as to is the chairman of a board of county
cord through the ring fastened in his the tree for fuel next winter when no debilitate them. Look in the poultry commissioners and the fourth is A
for mites and the heads and
nose. He noticed, too, that every bees are about. It has generally been house on wealthy fruit grower. These men
necks for the large lice. If you find sought the Florida climate for lour
time a cow kicked she jerked her supposed that such colonies were not
head in a vicious way, lowering her troubled with foul brood, and this may no lice, it means that your hens want different reasons respectively, one on .
nose. Why not then put a ring in explain how its starts in some apiaries something that you do not give, and account of consumption, one from
that nose, hold her head up high where the bees appear to be doing that something is lean meat, fresh, rheumatism, one from catarrh, and
bone. If the hens
pounded are one from heart disease.
enough so that the rope would con very well.Darwin.
stantly pull on it. This would give relates instances where black confined in yards they will also need Upon their arrival in Florida they
the cow something else to think about bees were crossed by the Ligurianbees chopped grass. Feed meat and keep were all, to say the least, totally incapacitated
down the lice, and the hens will lay from pursuing active
than kicking. at a distance of from i to 33 any
miles, the Ligurians being the only right on. occupation. The two suffering from
The suggestion was promptly put ones in that region. J'hus, it will be -----..... -- consumption and catarrh were so
into practice. A ring was inserted in seen that inbreeding is not as much a Slight Difference of Opinion.An wasted as to be pitiful to look upon.
the nose of the most Iractious cow in THE The physicians of both had informed
matter of course as s me imagine.A intelligent contemporary,
the yard, and a small rope was passed writer in the American Bee Journal FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER them that they could not give them
through it, holding up the cow's head. thus describes his method of man replete with valuable suggestions, any assurance of living through} an
When the milker took his accustomed think remarks that the is other winter if remained the
aging his bees, which, we can- Bloodgood pear they in
place there was a momentary attemptto not be improved upon as far as he superior in quality to the Bartlett, but North. The sufferer .from rheumatism
lower the cow's head as if to pre first issues it is considered the I is and then of
gives it: "When the swarm not profitable by was a man a splen
pare for a kick. But the attempt I hive it in a hive filled with drawn grower of pears for market, because of did physical presence, but so helplessas
stopped short very suddenly. The combs and give them the section case its lack of attractiveness. This can to be unable to get from the depot ..
milking was gentle, and soon the that was on the old hive or one witha scarcely be a reason why the Blood- to the hotel. He was carried, thoughthe
swollen bag was relieved of its burden. few unfinished sections, and I never good pear is not generally grown for distance was only a stone's throw.
For a few weeks the rope was put on had any trouble in getting the bees to market, lor among this class of fruits, The victim of heart disease has always
each morning, and the cow's head fill them. I go O the old hive the as well as among apples, numerous been a man of a commanding presence
held up, but this was soon changed, seventh or eighth day after the swarm varieties remarkably lacking in attractiveness one of the noblest figures in
and very soon the fact that the cow issues and cut out all the queen cells are extremely popular. Who Florida, but when he first set foot in
had the ring !In her nose was enoughto but one and inclose that one in a would, for instance, see anything particularly the State he was afraid to make even
make her peaceably disposed. In queen cell protector, giving them a attractive about the Rhode the slight exertion of walking up more
the end she became entirely docile, case of sections with a few unfinished Island Greening apple? There are than a half dozen stairs.
and remained so ever after.-Am. sections in the centre; then I am not scores of varieties considerably more These men have all been in Florida

Cultivator. troubled with any more increase, and attractive, and yet are not grown. In from fourteen to seventeen years.
.0"- frequently I get from 80 to 100 poundsof relation to the Bloodgood pear in the Their combined weights would aggregate
Stock Killed on Railroads.A surplus honey after the swarm Eastern States, it has rarely been con- fully 800 pounds. Three of
law enacted by the last Legislature issues. sidered as even second quality, to say them are engaged in active business,
requires every engineer on a locomotive "There is no better way to get the nothing of first. If it is so superior in earning a good support and thorough:
which kills or injures any bees to work in sections than to give quality in Florida, it must be a case ly enjoying life; the fourth has a gen
live stock to report the same by tele them a few unfinished ones in the cen often noted, wherein varieties of no erous income and lives at :a generousease
graph within twenty-four hours to the ter of the case for bait. When the reputation in one locality will get to though discharging punctually
roadmaster of that section, locatingthe white honey harvest is over give( the the head of the list under other cir his official functions. -
spot by the nearest mile-post. bees more frames, and when they are cumstances.Meehan's Monthly Not one of them ever thinks of returning -
Thereupon the roadmaster must see filed, if not needed, put them away ina The American Pomological Society, permanently to the North; indeed
that a full description of "the mark warm room where they will not the highest authority, in its last catalogue they dare not remain there after
and brand, the color and sex, the kind spoil, and they can be used for spring rates the Bloodgood "very the first snow flies. The one having
of stock and, as near as possible, the feeding. This will give you a lot of good" and "valuable for family use;" heart disease has been warned, both
weight and age, and the name of the drawn combs if you are careful of the Bartlett "very good" and "valua by his physician and by his own expe
owner when known" is posted on them, and it is better than feeding ble for family and market." We are rience, not to trust himself too longto
white paper on a blackboard whichhe sugar syrup to get the bees through." not aware that either of them is grownto the more stimulating atmosphere of
is required to keep for that purposeat Young bees or hatching brood and any considerable extent in Florida. the North even in summer time; and
every station on his section of the new colonies seldom make rnuch once, when he was tempted to linger
road. This blackboard is to have trouble in accepting a new queen.In No person can now own or carrya beyond the prescribed limit in the
painted, in large white letters across the bee business, as in the poul Winchester repeating rifle without congenial society of old friends, he
the top, "Marks and Brands." try business, we need to exercise more having' license from the county com received a stern admonition which
If the Legislature had, by enactinga care, not only to get the best breeds, missioners.The sent him and his wife back to Floridain
Railroad Commission bill, shown as but the best individuals of the breed, midsummer in haste and with
much interest in the shipper of pro- to get our stock from. It is not every September crops of pines in gloomy forebodings.
duce as it did in the cattle owner, it one who can open the hives and see the Bahamas, it is announced, will be -. .--e.._. .
would have displayed more fairness. what queens are the most prolific very light. See premium list on page 515.

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ago, but since that time has been Director Jamaica Agricultural Depart I
Mate ews. Leghorn or Plymouth Rock would l
stopping on his homestead at Biscayne ment. He further says the plant was tear up his comb? My old roo ers

""" Bay, arrived here last Friday, hurt by frost' which may have reduced are mighty proud of them.

Passing througb Manatee last week coming up as far as St. Lucie with the size of the fruit. The apple looks No, taint poultry. Here it :
'te found Uev. E. F. Gates busily Capt. J.V.. Zellers on the schooner somewhat similar in appearance and Melt them into wax."

engaged in acking lemons-green as M anatee. Mr. Davis will spend a color to the Egyptian Queen but is "Oh, Aunt Susan" sings out

grass-in straw lined crates, and we few days in town and then return to longer and slenderer from stem to Miranda Jane from the kitclcn,

learned a valuable fact which is remarkable his home at Biscayne. Two schooners crown. In cutting the fruit we found "Your're reading about bees,-&>n't

as well. These lemons have were expected to leave Biscayne the core to be exceedingly small. you see ?" Yes, I reckon I got the

reached their best marketable size ; Bay Monday: the 24th, for Jensen, The flavor is similar in some respectsto readin' kind o'mixed.1ike but its all

packed away in this state they rapidly for the purpose of securing loads of the Egyptian Queen but we are of f kase I didn't find] the right pair of

ripen, the skin grows thin and yel pine slips for Mr. White, of Biscayne the opinion that it is superior to the specs. I ain't goin'' to let on though.

low and the best market price is then who is planting a ten-acre field this Egyptian variety. It is certainly one "Wish you would read aloud that

obtained.-Braidentown Journal.! summer. Pine slips can now be pur of the finest varieties that we have recipe for preserves you will find if
chased on Indian river for $4.00 ever tried and it deserves
per to become
There is one deadly peril, however, you turn over to Our Rural Home"
thousand where the price is $S.oo ono i popular as a fancy apple.TitusvilleStar.
that the Seminoles escape, owing t the (Mirandy Jane always says recipe. )
and the
Keys, here .
their growers are "I 1 one from there last
superior knowledge of medicinal l got week for
to furnish finer and
a -
larger slip
cake that "
herbs. Although they bare was just splendid.
the Indian river
legged through sand and hammock, consequently prtferred.Titusville: Star. plantsare Our Rural Jiome I can give you one, says I-that'll

swamp and prairie, they do so with take only nine days.pounn' the syrup

out fear of rattlesnakes or other venomous The crop this year of fine, thin Aunt Susan over the peaches once every other
skinned, tender, medium sized fruit Roads tho Paper. mornin'.
reptiles for
they always
For Our
carrya Rural Home:
small portion of Pah-sah root,which from this region will be larger than "A woman who "But, Aunt Susan, in these days a
wants to keep well l
seems to be a certain antidote for ani ever before, and equal, if not superior informed take woman can't spend nine days on one
ought to at least fifteen
mal poisons, but the secret of whichno in all the qualities that go to i minutes jar of preserves, this is a fast age"

temptation will induce them todivulge. make up a good orange. Mr. II. P. every morning to peruse the says she. So I'll have to read it out
daily and if
paper, no more the head-
Hand informs us that his whicbis loud
.-Titusville Advocate. grove, lines." This is what to her,-if that Jack that sets
of the Jack, my nephew,
one most beautiful there
The S. F.V.. railway, as nearly the and among read out loud to me. Now, I can't, squintin' at me through them
young groves covers ten (
as we can ascertain, forwarded from will for the life of me, see how that would new fangled nose-glasses, will stopaggravatin'
acres, produce not less than
this city to eastern points the presentseason help a body much. I'd as lief and the Lady O'Lyons for
fifteen hundred boxes. Marcus\ L. five minutes
( the black
nearly 600,000 boxes of I Smith's liefer f too, read over the numbers of cat
and about young groves are producing a the with all that grand name.) Ten
oranges chapters in Genesis
300,000 packages and Exodus
fair of fruit.
quantity Messrs. Leach ;
I'd a'boxed his
of vegetables. Last but Jack he's years ago ears good-
180,000 ,
year powerful smart-been
Corwin Gilman Barr
Wilder and I've done it a a time.
packages of vegetables were handledat to college most a and he it'sa many
others' we understand will be year says I "
this point by the S. F. & \V. The crops good idee. "Oh, Aunt Susie, says he, jes'IS

aggregate whole of the shipments this greAter\ than ever before, and so far So, if I can find the sweet-guess he notjced my portentous
my specs, ones
as we can this will be the frown
year over this road is much larger with all the older in the Halts case I bought of that Jew peddler, I reckon -"you tell me, offhand,
groves these
than ever before. The S. F.V.. i is fax I'll try it, for I'm gettin' a leetle be days your old receipts
country, notwithstanding the loss for
one of the best rods in hind gingerbread and waffles and those
the South, and 1 by the March\ frosts. Halifax the times. Fifteen minutes won't
we are pleased to be able to note the nal. Jour- be much time lost, and I can knit goodies I used to get at your house

fact that its business annually in without lookin' anyhow till I come to when I was a lad, and I'll write them

creases.Gainesville Sun. Capt. Moore, of the I Hypoluxo, the heel. down for the newspapers. They'll

stated to the Sun man recently that he beat Mirandy's cooking all hollow.
In the Better begin
northwestern the
right at
of Pete beginning
part :- had several times : That I will
seen mirages on the What's Jacky. (Me[ awritin'for
son hammock on Terra Ceia Bay, liesthe lake, in which he could plainly see FARMER this here paper, now ? oh, the papers J 1)
grove and.arden of the Now
veteran points miles ahead and (far beyond the I The sweet boy-how he remembers
horticulturist Mr. D.V.I Gillett & ought to learn a sight. jackshan't
range of either glass or there his auntie's closet 1 He has
eye, as preserve
Sons, with his residence, comprisingone taunt his old auntie on her
were obstructions intervening. But mighty good reason to, too. _
hundred and twenty acres of the edication no more, I'll be bound.
very best lands in said hammocks the most notable one was about a yearago. "Disease of the Frog." Land alive But, goodness! There goes my

For ten they have resided lie was just leaving Lantana, I didn't 'spose anything ailed knittin' needle-dropped more'n a
years here ever
in the dozen
early with his this
morning steamer time an' these
enjoying fine health. 'cm, 'less 'twas sore throat ;
They are our and the mail when (or spiral socks o' has
Juno all the Jack's got to be finished
most extensive and successful vegeta meginnis-they do jump so), but i if
portion ot the lake distinctly 'fore Christmas.
ble growers. This year they had upper visible to him if he was as anything can be done (for the pesky ...
seventy-five acres under cultivation, into were just things that serenade us all night and I I Marriage.

fifty of which were in tomatees, the coming it all lay before port,him in fact as in, more a so pic, as spite my mornin' nap, I'll find it outet's With brimming eyes the wife of fiveyear's

remainder in cabbage Irish great L see, where was I ? Oh
potatoes, ture. Lantana is miles southof yes ; standing has sometimes said to
peas, beans, cucumbers, squash and Juno and when twenty this is considered The remedy is :"-There I've me, when I asked intimately how her

egg plant. All these crops for ten in connection with the various islands dropped a stitch ; 'the remedy is, marriage sped, "I thought I knew

years have been raised from the and out-jutting points open a passage for the free escape of f him before you married us, but I did

natural soil without the aid of commercial i- out all natural and extended shutting views the pus, and inject a quantity of bi i not know what a deep mine of noble

or home-made fertilizers. the remarkable character of this chloride' (Oh, my! how these things there was in him." And the

Manatee Advocate. greatand gnats do bother). Guess that is husband of five and forty years' stand

There are precious few insects to unexplained is all the more phenomenon apparent. of So nature far i- something 'bout thai gold cure I've ing has sometimes told me of the same

trouble one in Fort Myers. We are we have heard of no similar occur.rences ir heerd of, and I've got more sense discovery in his wife, when age had

singularly free from them, especiallymosquitoes ] at any other point in Florida.ri. than to b'lieve frogs need that; 'specially loosed the portals of the manly tongue,

and gnats. Experts sayJana Sun. in the rainy season, and in a and the words came straightway from

that it is owing in a prohibition settlement, too. I don'twant his 4iearfcPerhaps l the mutual
great measure I to surprise
Mr. John I B.) Beach of ; [
Melbourne nothin' do with
to such
the large acreage of pennyroyal, that humbu f is as often a mutual pleasure as
11 proprietor of the Indian River
But here
-"The best to avoid
grows in profusion in and aroundtown. way unexpected disappointment.
To be sure, we have a few | ]left was in town on Tuesday and this trouble is to leave! the frog as Nature Men and women, and especially
us a sample of the "
mosquitoes, but they do not last long genuine made it. Well, that's sense ; young people do not know that it
Ripley pine, about which so much has but I don't nothin'
and the pests can be put up with for t ta |j been said in the of this see peticulerly ed- takes years to marry completely; two
papers in it.
short time. People from the county ifyin even the most loving and well assort.
up of late. He called
State remark on one great advantage the our attention to Now this here may be more to my ed. But nature allows no sudden
following points in regard to this likin' whatever 'tis.ult's .
here, the almost total absence of the changes. We slope very gradually
apple: First its
as to and solid
little weight a willful waste to throwaway from the
that cradle
gnats make life a burden in It to the summit of life.
other proves to one-third heavier broken comb.VeIl, I never! ; is
portions of Florida. A person for its bulk than Marriage gradual, a fraction of us
can eat and breathe here without fear any other pine that What's the use on earth of a old at a time. A happy wedlock is a long

of taking into his or or her system observe we grow.the size Second.and He asked us to comb with the teeth all out, 'speciallya falling Qf love.I .
consistency of the fine-tooth
these foreign bodies.-Fort MyersPress. [ know young persons think love
core. Third. The flavor. Mr.\
Beasays ch
"Perhaps you're reading about belongs only to the brown hair andplumJ.1

Mr. Charles Davis, who was a resident ; grown this from is the a plant genuine which Ripley he obtained Queen, poultry in.Maybe,". chimes in Jack, who's just j round, crimson cheek. So it

of Titusville about two years I from Mr. W. Fawcett, B. I. F. R. S., come so I am but what sensible "Washington does for) its beginning begins at,Boston just as bay.cin Mount.



But the golden marriage is a part of a paste or minceJ rather fine, and

love which the bridal day knows dressed with a little mayonnaise, FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. '

nothing of. Youth is the tassel and makes a very good sandwich, especially .

silken flower of love j age is the full for hunting parties, where a sandwich .

corn, ripe and solid in the ear. of ham or corned beef would note An Incorporated Homo A ooinUon of Ornngo O rower* for marketing Florida Fruit to the
Beautiful is the morning of love as desirable because it induces BOX bent advanUiKe.-ArJTHOlUZED!: CAPITAL.IJUUU)).
MATKUIAIr-Tho Kxchaiiffo is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
with its prophetic crimson, violet, thirst. order. Write for price list and term

saffron, purple and gold, with its -:OFFICERS
hopes of days that are to come. Brain-Work.
GEO. U. H.FAIIinANKS., ldent. I). OUF.F.Nr.F.AF.looprelfdeDt..
Beautiful also is the evening of love, Brainwork is specially exhaustiveof ALBERT 3!I. 1 VKS.\: Gen'l Mgr and Treas. )l. I'. Tb'llNKIL: Secretary.
with its DIUI.L'TOnS-nl'O. U. }'alrbnnklachuaCo..; ..O.1I1U1 llradfordCo.; Dr. .:. E. Pratt
glad and its nerve-force, and the exhaustion is II[||III Ihon)Co.; John C. Love Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; IX Orecnleaf Dural Co.;
rainbow side turned toward heaven as increased the fact that II. )I. llaer Duval Co.; A. Itrady. lire van! Co.; F. ((1. &lml80n, Marion Co.; G. V. Miller,
high Nassau Co.; John 31.( Hryant, teccobi Co.; II. Ilutchinaon, Putnam Co.; 31. 8. JIo reman St.
well as earth.-Theodore f Parker. intellectual activity gathers to itself a I Johns Co ; (i. W. i.ancuter,1'olusla Co.J. C. Pelot. Manatee Co.
Address all correspondence to the Florida .Fruit Exchange: ,Jacksonville, Flo. Stencils
i-.rte. -- \
most delightful momentum, making with lull packing and snipping instructions furnished on application.

Hints and Helps. a few hours of high pressure work - -...... ......

Ink spots can frequently be taken more productive than days of plod-

from white clothes by rubbing on ding. Moreover, a brain-worker generally BEACH &. VALENTINE

common tallow, leaving it for a day neglects physical exercise and ,

or'two, and then washing as usual. curtails sleep. He is like the careless IMPORTERS OF NEW AND CHOICE

Lavender, loosely strewn in bureau engineer who, while driving at the

drawers and presses, is an excellent highest speed, fails to supply the Plants from the West
preventive of moths. For fans, feathers needed wood and water. He cannot Pineapple

and other small belongings that help being a dyspeptic.

need protection the aromatic flowersare ....... Correspondence solicited.

especially useful, since they lenda Most babies are bathed each morning -

fragrance as well as keep off the de. and seldom oftener; many timesa MELBOURNE FLA.
stroyer. cross child may be soothed by a ,
bath before its meal.
pleasant evening -
A simple remedy for sunburn that All should be done before Qeo. S. Hacker &
has been used with excellent results iscomposed bathing BENTON & UPSONtJAC Son.M4ZCUP4cTt1aEU ,
meals, not after. Such an evening or
of 12 drams of elderflower
bath tends toward a good night's rest.
water and 6 drams of common soda SONVII1I1E, FUR., w m
Still half the children as
sleepless would --
six drams of borax.
sleep if they were given exercise. A CIO 5
Bathe the face with
gently tepid wateron
good practice is to let the baby lie on Co
coming in from the hot sunshine aaoc1
the floor and kick at the air; by throw-
dry it carefully with a soft towel and
ing sheet or quilt on the (floor first
I :cfQ
apply the mixture by saturating a linen MACHINERY
and raised
having its edges draughtsmay
cloth with it and "patting" it on the
face. be avoided. Such exercise tires, C

but strengthens, and spine troubles 13O'L'.lJ A
Cloths made about fourths ofa o -
and peevish nurses are not often seen
yard square, out of stout, colored in homes where this is the practice.- Steam and Horse Power. oC :at

cotton cloth--either domestic ging American Cultivator.

ham or colored shirting being excel

lent for this use-are far more convenient RECIPES.. Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass And Building Material.CHARLESTON .

than the clumsy holder. They Valve Hose Etc.
'.. O.
will also do more to abolish the few
careless Appended are u original recipes --
1 habit which many cooks have of which are favorites in our family. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.

utilizing dish towels for this purpose MOLASSES CAKE. .- Fraud uR'Fruit! Wrappers.

than anything I have tried. One or One cupful) of molasses: one-half cup- ...-

two thicknesses of manilla paper are ful of tailing water, one teaspoonful of FRUIT TREES
wxla dissolved ill the NO MORE CHEATING.
I excellent put inside of ironing holders.A water, one large
tabletfitoonful' of melted butter, ono teagpoomul -
careful woman permits neither of salt, one and three-fourtiis FOR Consumers of Fruit Wrapper may
SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write now blOW that they get an honest ream
her silver cupful of entire wheat flour, ono tea-
spoons nor the knives and t4poonCul of cinnamon. of 480 fiheeta and not 400 or 320 sheets
forks to be laid upon dishes of chinaor for Catalogue and price list. to ream as some! unscrupulous dealers

gUss when the table is being cleared. BOSTON IJHOWN HHKAI JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., Hiipply.
Two cupfuls of entire wheat flour, ono ,
ThoumavJlIe Oa.
This care often prevents delicate piecesof cupful of corn meal, two-thinls of a cuj>- OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed
tableware from beim broken or Cut of molasses one largo cupful of sweet

scratched, and also keeps the silver in milk, ono cupful l of sour milk, one teas Ll 1 H HUH'Y I M*/"/"flif .(;*./Ditd/.g..> l tVmppersareputupinpackages
' better condition. Knives and forks { oonful of wxla. Steam three hours W ill ***."*St..mi H *tl9 Beihrt A.. WHI of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is
and bake ono hour. W BB Hi mmoag ,Off to...* 2to.for[*circ&

are placed in one common earthen [*grati.v- The American' Well Works Aurora,!II. from 1 to 1000. No
ware pitcher, with the handles stand- DREAD. also, Chicago. ill; Dallas Tex.; Sydney, N. S. W. can

ing, and the spoons in another. of entire wheat flour (before --- HONESTLY BEATour
sifting), one quart of water,one-half MAKE MONEY
Treated in
the handles
way cupful of sugar; otro-half cake compressed prices. Send for samples( andprices
knives do not become stained and the yeast, a little salt. Dissolve the While You Sleep. toTHE

silver needs less frequent cleaning.A yeast in part of the water, stir the sugar JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.
and salt' into the flour and add the yeast ,
vegetable sandwich, like tomato, and the remainder of the water. Stir STflHL'S JERSEY CITY N. J.
cucumber or lettuce, is very refresh. well with n largo spoon and set in a --
N. B.-Wo do not deal in unprintcti
ing at a picnic lunch, when a sandwich warm place. When the dough has ripen EXCELSIOR
of salted meat only induces thirst. to twice the original amount stir down wrappers. .
-- ------
and put in tins for baking,allowing it to
To make the vegetable salads, cut the ri.M5 a second time. It longer DRIER .,
vegetables in thin slices; or, in the aped slower baking than rt."Cluin.-s bread to FRUIT _

case of lettuce, break it in pieces. develop tho rich, nutty flavor of the KvapnraU Fruit' DAY ,
Dress them lightly with French salad grain, but no definite directions can be ndFflfillT. Cata10pe i:1i1 -
.given, since the size of the loaves differs tree upon .ppl ioD. -
dressing, being careful not to leave so Address .
HO much. I bako mine a full hour, or sTAHLEVAPORATOR E. ,
much liquid that it may sink into the even longer if the heat I is a little slow. WILLIAM COMFT, tgTSgSgftlaflLiffBOY.

bread. Cut the bread in rather thin This quantity makes two loaves of bread.In QUHCY.ILL.AIJUKAST .

slices, removing the crust and butter hot weather less yeast will bo neededif T&e'& Dr( Carolina

ing it lightly. Do not allow the sandwiches the bread is allowed 1 to rise over night. WITH Till Tnl}:"' .
The bread requires so little manipulation Hull course of instruction and modern methods
to be exposed to the air a compared with white bread, and of handling same; able and experienced teach*; To BOY. of( Garolifla
moment longer than is necessary; butas keeps moist so long that these qualities en; careful moral training, and pupils(boys and
young men)of correct principles and habit,are; "Its a long ways between posts." Tbat'.1aathe
soon as they are prepared wrap alone ought to make it a universal favor characteristic of would say if be should see a string of pur rep
them in This the ite. Hut when we add to these its supe utar five foot farm fence now serving on one tide
mriot food proHrties, it deservesa of a pasture for deer land posts 33 rodtJipartand
fresh and | certainly between bend for.partkjuat*.
prevents them becoming dryon place on tho table of Wnjriirsboro, only one post
the outside. Chicken to every Electric light and other modern adnnta;es. PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian.
pounded hOO1c-rnaker.-Good UoU koeling. Write for catalogue.: Mich.



RLOroDK urge any Floridian to contribute evena with the results of increased facilitiesin .. Black.................. .... ........ ". 1.00
: UiTffiOWE{ Florida Red Rippers .. ....... ...... ....... .93
the cities. It
sheaf of rye to "the ex was originally doubtedif Conch .. .. .. .... ........ 3.75
f hibit" in the "Florida State Building. it would pay in the cities, but increased .. Spl't... .. .. .......-...... .. .... .... 2.73
ARNERTB Deans.... .. .. . ... ........ ........ .... j.aj
But rather let every county that is facilities were always followedby Lima .. ... .... .... ......... ..... 2.70
STEPHEN POWERS. Editor. able and that feels the moving of the increased revenue. Thousands of Pearl Cat 'rail milltt, per pound....... .. aoc
German or Golden millet, per bushel... ... 2.00
P. O Address kawtey. Pit. spirit, after the manner of Orange, get letters would be written and messages Hungarian grass, per bushel... .............. 250
1 Rural Branching Dhoura per pound........ ate
CONTENTS. together a strong and compact display -I sent by mail, where now a team is White milo maize ...... Sc

and send it to Chicago in chargeof harnessed or members of the familygo Kaffir corn .. ...... aoc
Amber .........
ORcuARnMixing sorghum
GROVE AND' One's Own cane or toe
man who will with it often! several miles on an errand. ....
Fertilizer Bananas at Auction; Tears in a strong stay Alfalfa or Lucerne ..... toe
Sod.. .. .;. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. 507: and keep it together.We Like the postal cars on the railroads, Johnson grass M ......... 150 ,-
Gold seen rice (upland), per bu hel .. .. .. 2.00
Forming the Tree Plums, Peaches and and the mail from Genuine ..... ....
did not favor exhibits at assorting carrying rust proof oat* foe
Pecans; Vitrification of Orange Trees 508 county .
White seed rice ......... 2.23
Cultivation of Orange GroTe; Fruit as Food; the outset. We did earnestly hope city to city, these rural carriers would Beggar weed seed, per pound....... ...... ..23nilOCKKIES.
Pear Blight and Hlectricity; No I'ruoiag/ become the postoffices on .
Native Florida Cherry; Slag as / that Florida would find some way to country

Phosphate .. .. . .. .. . .. .. .. 509 "come out strong"-with a magnificent wheels. Every farmer that knows Butter gilt edge..... ................... .26
FAKMKR AND' Tat1CERa-Dut Fertilizer Distributor the of the "cream Cheese, full cream ... ...... ........... .1=x
Cigar Tobacco Crop; Rye vs. Ensilage pyramid of pineapples fifty feet advantages gatherer Cheese, yt cream . ....................
...;.. .. .. .. ... ..... .. .. .. . 510 high, or some single, solid display ," how rfluch better it is for one Kvaporated apricots ................... .16Kvaporattdpeaches
... ......... ........ .14
Kicking Cows;Stock Killed on Railroads .. 511AriARY which would strike the mind of the man and team to go the rounds, rather Evaporated apples............. ....... .11
-Beesand Honey; To Start hens to than fifty or more teams to do the Dried peaches .. ...................... .10
Lay; Slight Difference Opinion . ... 511 spectator like a nail driven into sound Dried apples. .. .. .. ..... .................,. .08
GOOD HEALTH-Many-Sided Virtues of Flor wood. But the day for such hopes work, will easily "catch on" to the Currants ... .... .... ................ ,.06
ida Climate. . .. ... ..... ... .. .. .. .. .. 511 free-delivery-of-rural-mail idea.Farm Citron. .. ... .. .. .................. .10
has passed. Our army has been all PrunesTurkish... .. .... ........ ..... .13
OUR RURAL How a-Aunt. Susan. Reads the knocked had Journal. Raisins, I... L. box.... .... ......... .....}t.8o
..... .. .. .. .. to pieces-if we ever
Paper; Marriage 312 .
.. .. .
I'igs.Dry ..... ................ .13Market
Hints and Helps;Brain-work Recipes. ... 513 any-and now Florida must play the S. 4

EDITORIAL-The Chicago Farce; Free Mail The counties and individuals -'
Delivery in the Country .. .. .. .... .. Sot guerilla. efistJACKSONVILLE Kotos.JACKSONVILLE .
redeem the State-if it is
New South Cultivator. To I. Get Ridof}Moles 571 redeemed. August 3.

Weather in Jacksonville. General dullness pervades the markets

FLA., Aug. 5. and all classes of business. The Clyde

S (S bO Ii.c:3: A.oq Froo Mall Delivery in the Country. FRUITS AND VF.GtJTABLKS.? Line withdraws another steamer from

DATa, ... A. b4 M.. _.Q... gao .0..i..-.... Our last the St. Johns river. Tho financial uneasiness
co a. OL 0% A.:: These are average quotations. Extra choicelots i is eginning l to reach Florida at
- fetch prices above top quotations, while poor
tuts ..:. h a. 96 77 19 86 000 $10,000 to make a preliminary test lots ell lower. last. A prominent Jacksonville wholesale -
J6.25.... .... 81 8a 96 17 19 fI6 0.00 Forty-six country postoffices in thirty Lemon, Fla., .... ........ .... .. 1.50(02.00 grocery house has issued a circular
... .. .. .. . .. ....
Z7.... ...._ 61 86 97 17 20 87 0 0882 Messina! 4.00
in tho
directed their interior
States, and covering as of the ...... to customers -
..... .. .. 88 80 many Pineapplescrate, very scarce 4.50105.00
13 IS 0.40
lut' 39...... ..79 82 91 14 17 82 0.18 varied conditions of our great Pears, bbl . ... .... ....... a.oo requesting) them to make remittances -
\0...... .. 60 8J 94 76 18 85 0.00 countryas Bananas, bunch. .. .. .... ....... none in market in orders or Jacksonville
3t. .... .... 81 7S 94 71 aJ h 1.81 possible, were selected for the trial. Potatoes .... .. .. ..... ...... .... .... 2.23
in 5-barrel lots ....... ..
- 3.00
Mean ..... ... 60.0 83.0 .7 7S.018.7K4.o,! a.47 Of these, all but seven at the end of Onions, bbl. .. . ........ ....... 4.00 SHIPMENTS OP PRODUCE.
several months showed an increaseover '* sack .. .. .. .. .... .... .... ).00
E. R. DElAIN.Obsen'er. Sweet potatoes, new.... .............. .75 The shipments of vegetables are done
....11. former receipts and usual gain, New York cabbage, each. .. ... ..... .11 from Jacksonville and nearly over from
of to the entire of Beetl, new.per 100. ......... .......... i.oo to 1.50
Our State Health Officer Dr. enough cost Savannah. Tho Line tOO
Jos.Y. pay bbl .. .... ... .. ... .... 3.00 Clyde sent out
Porter, has requested us to an. the new service and leave a profit be Turnips. . ..... . .... 2.00 barrels! of noral stores, 800,000() shingles,
sides. Carrots,dozen bunches.............. .25 1,000,000 feet of lumber, :300( cases ofcigans,4
nounce to the people that the new Seven did not quite reach the I'arsnip I ... ...... .. ....-.... .35 of tobacco r(00)() \
rules and regulations of the State cost. The increase of gross receiptsin Celery .. .. .. .... .. .. ...*........... .40 to .50 cars > packagesof
Egg Plantscratesmall...... .... ..... 1.00 fruit, 100 packages of singes, 2,000
Board of Health go into effect on and thirty-nine offices amounted to Tomatoes. .. .. .. ...... ............. 1.25 miscellaneous packages.'; The Ocean i
after of these $6,213.49. Deducting what Squashes, bbl.. ..M... ... .. ......... 1.25101.50 stcanu > loaded follows Kan-
rightly hips were
August 1st. Copies Cocoa null. . .. .. .. ..",......... 4.50 as :
rules and regulations can be obtainedby belonged to natural increase and the Peanuts best brand...... .... ......... .06 to .07 sas City, July 25. 1,761 packages" of
balance Plums, bu . . ... .............. .. 2.00 fruit and 115) of vegetables; Dessoug (to
applying at the office of the Board net to the credit of the free .. Kelsey, Jbu' .... ............ .75101.00 July SO 500 of '
at Jacksonville Fla. delivery service amounted to $850.50.This Cucumbers, crato .. ............... 1.00 Philadelphia: ), packages;
Green Corn, dozen. .. ..... .. ........ .3 to ..10Peuches fruit and 280 of vegetables; City of 3Ia-
success is a wonderful showing free, bu. .. .. .. ....... .... 1.50 conto Boston>> ), July 27, 433 packages of
.. ... .. ............ .
The Chicago Farco. when it is considered that in the estab cling, bu 1.25 fruit and 58 of vegetables; Tallahassee.

In reply to the taunt of Arthur C. lishment of the free delivery system Apples Melons: Gf'Orgi.carricr per too .. .. .. ...,.wanted.................S.oototoxw 1.25 July 28, 1,700 i ackagesof fruit and 136

Jackson as to the "dishwater eloquence" the of the office Sweet Pepper, peck........... ...... .. 2510 .40 of vegetables; Nacoochee, July 30, 1,785
patrons stopped paying Grapes, Niagara, carrier.. ... ....... 1.50 packages of fruit and 91 of vegetables;
of the Florida Legislature, box rent, and the loss on box rents Black. .. .. .. .... .. ........ 1.25
Okru, peck .. .. ...... .......... ;IS to .25 City of Augusta, August 1, packages -
Governor Mitchell now precipitates was therefore taken from the gross; Lettuce, dozen .. .. .. ............ .. .20 to .25 of fruit and -of vegetables.
from the tower of the capitol a hogs. receipts. The forty six free delivery Cowpeas, shelled peck. ...... ..... .50
Green Beans .... .... ..... .... .... .50 to 1.00 POUTS FOR JULY. j
head of Chicago sewerage upon the offices aggregated 285 months of free The imports for the month consisted

head of that individual. The Talla. delivery service, at a total cost for POULTRY AND EGGS. of 3,171 barrels of Hour, 2,000 barrels of

hassecan of July 27th, publishes carriers of $4,420.09, and a net profitas Hens.. .. .. .. .... .. .......... ..... .30 to .3a sugar, l.';;0 boxes of bacon, 2,800 balesof
nearly six columns of matter, most of before said of $850.50 An entire Roosters....... .... ..... .......,.... 3510 ..30Broilers. hay, 20,442 packages of general merchandise
.IS to .20 30,350: bundles of orange box
it evidently emanating from official year of these offices aggregating 662 Turkeys, per pound ............... 16 to i6J4c coal
tons of 00 of
Ducks .... ................. .......... .3510 .50: shooks 2,032 tons
sources, showing that the "Florida months would at the above rate have Geese. .... .. .... ...... ............... .50 guano 100 tons of brimstone, 2,810 barrels -
exhibit" has degenerated (if it was resulted in a net earning of $3,812.54, Kggs.. .... .. ...... ....... ........ .... .17 of oil. 4r ) cases of oil, 816 kegs of

anything else into and and this is nails, 4,400 barrels of fertilizer, 450uieknges
ever ) a cheap profit on an appropriationof HAY, OKAIX, HTC.
of 435) tons of

nasty side-show, on a level with the only $10,000."ith an appropriation White corn small lots...... ...... ..........f 1.20Iil.t'd lime, 100 hags groceries of coffee, 30 bales of cat gas
fat woman and the wild man of Bor of $200,000 a on these ) corn, .... .......... ..... 1.15
tie hair 350 of canned
year Whiteoat*, ..:... ...... .... ..... .. 1.80 ( COM goods, 2,120
figures, for a basis of estimate, the lixC'd oot. *. ...... ......... ........ 1.70hay. bags of fertilizer, 325 hags of salt 300
neo.There is crumb of comfortleft net the No. i, Timothy small lets... ......... 30.00tVheatbran.smalllots c aM's of gasoline, 1,481 barrels of Port-
just one earnings or profit to
govern- .......... ..... ..... lojoo
to Florida; her humiliation is so ment, would reach $76,250.80. How Wheat Middlings, per ton..... ...... ...a... :2000 land cement, 450( tons of fertilizer, 8l,32.'ipounds )
Ground feat, fresh (corn and oats), per sack | of tobacco stems, 10,000 bricks,
pitiful and so abject that it is pathetic. many farmers are now paying $2 or of 100 pounds. .. .... .... .... .... ..... .. 1.40 and 400 packages of powder.The .
Even the Californians are silent they more a for a box miles Feed meal, in sacks of too pounds per ton. 23.00
; year postoffice Rke i flour, percwt. ... ..... .... .....'..... 90 Clyde steamsphip lino is doing
jibe no longer; ; they cannot help experiencing away from their homes ? Based on Pure wheat, per sack of 100 | touch of for the above Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt, There is hardly a ship that arrives hero
the of
a pity figures actual practice, ISO-pound sacks. ... ..... ... . ..... 1.30 but what has
complete and overwhelming disgraceof for( only 20 to 40 cents a year for each Prepared steam cooked horse feed, per cwt, eighteen or twenty carloads
l50-pouodMck.. .. .. .. . ..... 1.50 of freight for the "Lone Star"state.
an honorable rival. inhabitant, the mail can be brought to Pearl grits, per barrel.. .... ..... ... ...... 3.10 .
From this spectacle of a miniatureof each door. How many farmers would Pearl meal per barrel.... . .... .. .. .. .. 3.10
Flour best winter wheat- patent .. ........ 4.50 EXPORTS YOU JULY.
old Fort \Iarion-which, in its gladly give that in a hurried season to Fl"ur. extra fancy family .... ...... ...... 4.a,5
day, was at least respectable in the have their mail brought a single time? (Half barrel, either brand, 250 per barrel The exports for the month consisted of
extra.) 10,312,000: feet of lumber, 27,400 bundles
robust savagery of the fanaticism and The cost of the extra carriers 1 Cotton seed meal,bright, per ton.. .. .. .. .. 24.00 of shingles, 0,000 packages of fruit and

assassination of which it was the thea amounts to from $100 to $200 each ,I Dark ton.or. .Sea. .,.bland. . .cotton.. . .seed. .None meal in per market vegetables( 8,800 packages of general

ter-now converted into a peddling. year. Unlike city carriers those Pure ground bone, fine per ton ..... .. .. 30.00 merchandise, 13,000 crown-ties, 2,000 bar
per Done and ton.. .... ........ .
potash per 3J.oo rels of naval stores :500 bales of bay
place for "Columbus sand" and vile in the villages and in the country will German lait, per ton .......... .... ...17.00 ,
"orange cider sensitive Flo. not be Land plaster. ..... .. ... .. .. ....... ie.oo 880.000 shingles. 300 packages of tobacco
every generally required to give all Nitrate Soda iHc per pound; per ton. ... ... 54.00Muriate and 400 tons of kaolin.
ridian must turn away with a feeling their time. The cost has been foundto :, potash #(c per pound; per ten. .. 500 .
Sulphate potash, 2C per pound; per ton... .
which can only be expressed by a average $107 a year for each hour's Sulphate potash <90< per cent. .... ......_.... 55.00.1\.GO ir: you feel weak
shudder. service per day. This extra increaseof

THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER receipts of the offices where these j SEEDS, ETC. and all worn out take

would not much tried is Peas Clay. ...................................f ,95 BROWN'S IRON BITTERS
by so as a word, experiments were right in line Whippoorwill.....,. ......,. ....,,....,. 1,00




Industrial Notes. markets during? the past winter affected
The Kisgimmee correspondent of* the all sections alike. Whether fruit was HASTINGS' NEW CATALOGUEIs
Times-Union ays: The pane farm, with from the most favored sections or those
1,200 acres of fine cane now far advanced least fitted for orange culture there has
will Uht the large St. Cloud mill been a remarkabse uniformity of mis now ready to send out. ..
to its full capacity-about 300 acres lw- fortune. Those who have done remarkably
ing the largest acreage heretofore well are the exception, and the result IT CONTAINS FORTY PAGES,

handled in any one season. Excursion in their case generally more by good Well illustrated, and }has many useful directions for the gardeners -
trains, no doubt, will bo run during the luck than good management. Detailed
grinding and sugar-making season, thus statements of returns received are too of tho South. It will bo sent freo to all of our former customers
giving the i eopie an opportunity) to see familiar here to need repetition. It is and to others who "
something the World's Fair cannot enough to refer to them, and point i out any uppl) .
show. that "hanging together" is tho only
The rice plantation of 400 acres, in thing that will save us from hanging H. G. HASTINGS AND CO., SEEDSMEN,
what promise* to be a fine grade commercial separately. All over Southern California -
rice as the markets of the world the lesson has been well learned that II'11e1:"1e1 1t [ '1FIs.
can how, is very gratifying to the exi'>e- the grower singly, or even a single community -
rienced rice-growers now in charge. The is jtowerless to shale matters, {
four-story rice mill in town is now un- i and no policy is left us but to r>ct as a i
dergoing repairs, and will be completed) unit. This is so well understood that we
in good time to handle the crop. hardly think it necessary to remind our A Week in Chicago,
The Tampa firm of Jones, Cooper & readers that in this effort there must bo
UOHO has cleared Its vegetable plantation, "no such word as fail." That there are With views and plain of the
consisting of 500 acre of line muck land to arise many}points of difference is well World's Columbian Exposi! ji t
just across the arm of the lake from understood by all, but if these are met tion. A handsome and 1 profusely
town and will, under the careful management in the right spirit they will bo readily illustrated descriptive) U
of Captain Hose! ,boon be raising overcome. In rival matters let us concede i book'of the Gaiden City" ai
,iHfichen, grajR-H. cane, rice and vegeta- to each other, and in essentials boagreed. !its beautiful parks and theWorld'n y +w A
II in large and paying quantities. ; .-]Riverside Press. Columbian KxjKjsi- 4 \ ___
Some Michigan, and Florida capitalist Tho Press publishes n list of four ion, containing historical
have organized a company, bouglit, forty hundred l growers who have agreed to go matter of Chicago, from the
acres of fine muck land just within the into tho new Fruit Exchange. time the Miami Indian tribes J
incorporate limit, and are now hard at occupied the site (sometime
work getting the land ready for a large Business Notices. about 1030)(}: ) to the present
celery crop. Iktsideu celery they will FIJUIT \\'It.u'S-Notice the new ad date, with views and maps, s
raise two crops of Irish potatoes and vertisement of the Jersey City Printing showing Chicago BAs it was
other vegetables, thus making three Company. Millions of fruit wrappers and If.7
crops a year on the same ground; but are used annually in Florida. Nearly This book makes an appropriate
In order to do this, they propose[ to use every variety of fresh fruit is now houvcnir, in addition
about $b0 worth of fertilizer to the acre. wrapped neatly in soft paper Iwfore Insing to a guide. Hound in
)Ir. Brown and! son of Sorrento, Fla., l sent to distant markets. It helps| to handsome illuminated cover.
are here in charge of the work. IkvddeH protect tho fruit in transit and has l bo-> Size of book 8x11 inches
being familiar with Florida climate and come a nere +itv. Many shippers] haveuffered Price $1.00 ; given with the i I..
soil, )Ir. Drown learned vegetable grows considerable l losses each year paper for $2.75.Barnum's.
ing in the old country,and how t.tract iced through dishonest practices of those -'
the science for thirty yearn in this. selling fruit wrapi Instead of giving
Mr. DiHKton has about ten acres! of as l a full count of 480) sheets to the nh i '
fine tobacco as any State or country can ream, the count has often been cut to
tillOW. iOO, or even less, while the}price remained -

The canning company at )Milton Santa unaltered.A .
nOM county i is increasing its business simple devico for detecting such
every day. The j jell}P works commenced frauds has been adopted by tho Jersey
Tuesday. The building is not large City Printing Co., of Jersey City, New
enough, and more room should he had at Jersey. Tins company puts up its Own Book. i 1MLG U1E sHOW "
once, HO that the working capacity of wranj>ers in full packages of one thousand Life of the world-renowned show- '
the plant may l ho doubled. sheets each, numl>ered d plainly from man. his early life and struggles I ;
1 to 1,000 in clear print, so that any
The Chicago and Florida Impnn'ement bold ventures and brilliant successes ; v
company at Lemon Bay, Fla., will shortage may be very easily detected.FLOIUDA wonderful career in which ho made .
erect by day work a three-story frame CHANGES IN CINCINNATI. and lost fortunes, captivated Kings,
hotel 76x76 (l'et. with basement stone.It The Florida and California Fruit Auction Queens, nobility and millions of pee'j'
will cost about $10,000. Bishop' & Company handled lust season about ilc; his genius wit, eloquence, public
C01cord, southeast corner of Stewart 500 cars, or 150,000 boxes of Florida benefactor, life as a citizen, etc,
avenue and Sixty-third street, Chicago, oranges alone and indications are that A remarkable story abounding in
111., have prepared the plans.-N. Y. they will handle 800 to 1)00) cars this season fascinating incidents, thrilling episodes ; V ,.
Hotel Gazette. or about 250,000 boxes. and marvelous achievements.Most .
WHAT IT HAH DONE von THK OLD complete life of Harnum com
-*- -*-
GF' .Have kept and sold hires Hoot- prising 000 pages und fully i
Exportation of Oranges. beer I'cvera11ear I have drunk it exclusively illustrated.i Price $3.00. Given with
To the Orantfo Growers this summer. Am 78 years the iaper for one year, for $.1.25, or '
Desirous of ascertaining whether I can old and f'Clliko a boy. It is ahead ofsarsaparilla. given' as a premium for three new '
count upon) your support in loading two subscribers at $..OO each.
steamers with Florida oranges, for England II. VAN WAGENEN, M. D.,
on November 1st and 15th next re- Darlington, "Wis.
t4JK; ectivelyt I write to ask if you are wil- i
ling to support the project on or about Money spent on the farm for good h
same bows as last year (viz. 95 cents to .
books music is
cover all freight cluirges) ), and if so as to periodicals, etc., a The Hammock Plow
the number boxes.. It is my intention first class investment and will pay a
this year to itcrsonally su rintend the handsome dividend in the adhesive ..
tales in England, and I will jiersonally; force that binds the family to the old t .. .
guarantee that. on all lots of 100 boxes roof tree. .-,-.,, -
and over the results shall be known to t II ,
you not later than five days after the The employes of the Pennsylvania I. w .
hale takes \place in England:\ and that the railroad have been prohibitedfrom ,.
account tales shall lie in your hands not
later than two weeks after sale. In view smoking or chewing while on
of a large crop I earnestly hole{ that you duty.
will SUIport| the project to open up a to '
foreign market Kindly reply}>> at your For,Malaria, Liver Tr our .
earliest 'convenience, as I havo some
Bteomera !in view that I desire to charter bleorIndigestionus6BROWN'S .
if pos&itJl.e. If I don't get pledges enough 1'p f. ,
before IRON BITTERS s.Vi. :: : .
September 1st to warrant char .
them -.b ''I.. iIn
tering steamers. I shall be obliged '
to give up the project.E. WANTED AN AGENT .c. 4,..
L. GOODSELL, Manufactured expressly for use in Florida. Xo plow has ever been made that
103 lark Mee, N. Y.. At every shipping point In Florida tsolicit will surpass this in turning the heavy, clammy lands of the hammocks or flat-
business for me, both for export woods of Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama. It has ample throat, highland
They Will Hang Tosrothor. and domestic sales; liberal terms. side and there is no danger of its choking in foul lands. The best grade of
At the meeting of the orange growers Yours truly, iron center steel employed and all wearing parts are thoroughly hardened.
Thursday many facts were elicited to Weighs 56 pounds, steel beam, cut 6)) inches, with one extra point. Price 1050.
show tlmt the demoralization o( the; E. L. GOODSELL. Given with the paper one year for $3.30 or as a premium for five new subscribers.



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WEATHER AND CROPS. Guavas are beginning to ripen and the He I began improving) as noon as he began P
crop promises tow an abundant\ : one. taking the Pink Pills. When my sister
For th3 We 3k Ending July 31 Highest temperature| 1)2) ; lowest! 72!: went away in January lie was apparently
1803. mean, 82; average rainfall, O.IX). at death's door and nobody seemed toiLivennv
E.: H. DBMAIX, Director. I ) hope| for him. lie certainlyhad
The week was unusually warm Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. i. i.j. little or none for Mimi elf, and he
throughout the State, the daily excess was cry de* |>ondent in spite of all
of temperature averaging about 2 .leproe 0- I efforts to cheer him. He declared that he
*for the northern and 1 degree for A NEW JERSEY MIRACLE. felt better as soon as he began taking the m.IW5hartest
the southern portion. Local nhowers pink Pills, and to one who, like myself,
occurred in nearly all counties hut a few was! attending him day by day, there
oorn' I)ondenU* .no to no rainfall duringthe Htlpli fur Years with Iuc'umutnrtau;- could be no doubt that they and they
week. Thunderstorms occurred on la and! lllu'unuttiftm. Ill I" runt I'roiiotilircil alone were the (''nU l' of hisimprovement.
several days and one death by lightning Ilopi'lruM Icy flip Lending( Why all other things he
i is reported. Fodder gathering: has pro- )'hy..I.. <<'la.... of Sussex County. had tried he had abandoned, for tho.'luuluill'd .
grctised rapidly during the week and is [By Special Correspondence to the N. 1'.1'rtt*.] to do him the Highest good.

about completed in some sections. The i The busy little village of IJranchville, What else; could have put him on his Huickest,
shipment of the pear crop of West and IN. J., has been the scene of a modern feet again YVo don't wonder at his
Middle Florida is about completed and I miracle. Chas. Struble, a well known enthusiasm for the Pink PHI"

returns have been fairly satisfactory. and prosperous) farmer, 1 living on homestead George J. Bowman the proprietor of M Attractive
Cotton picking has begun. Such cropsas ] farm, in Frankford township, a time American Hotel at Branch le, aid : DSt
remain to be harvested look well but few miles from Hranehvillc, is just now "AII that Mr. Struhlo says in inference
need ram in many sections. Report the chief subject of discussion throughout to the Pink Pills 1 know to IK; true. In
concerning the orange crop are some Sussex county. fact lie can't say too much slosh them ROUTE
what conflicting but the general opinionpoems The Press is always up to date in its for they* have undoubtedly doves: his
fruit will be fine BETWEEN: -
to be that the life.
news, both j political or medical, and has
and the crop somewhat larger than that procured the following from Mr. Stru- At the Branchvillo drug store, chief Florida Points and the North.
of last year.Western ble's own lips: clerk I Henry Beemer remarked : "I haveno
District. -Tem\\ mturo ex- "I have been troubled with rheumatism doubt that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills THE
cotwive, and rainfall deficient Much off and on for 20 yearn. I have: tried have cured Mr. Struble." Joseph II.
mniHhine. The week was the warmest ,: all kinds of medicines and treatments.I MeDonald, the proprietor of the General Florida Central and
oMhoBeaxon. The rain fell in thu shape) have taken sulphur baths at Hamburg, Store of llnuiehvillo, and Postmaster:
of*cattered showers, some sections having N. J., Newton N. J., and in New York Knox, exprewwd themselves in similar
uuflicient for the present needs of city with a doctor who charged; me terms. Peninsular
crops, while in other localities vegetation $2,50:> a bath each tlUAn English doc- Pink Pills for many years! previous! to
reported to be suffering more or tor treated me with a galvanic battery their general manufacture mvcreused asa \1'\
his from drought. The weather was at Itockaway, Morris co., N. Y. I prescription. At first they were chiefly
favorable for fodder pulling, which has have tried many doctors. None of them prescribed impure blood and getieral biKE CITY, MJICOM
been about completed. The corn crop is did me any iKrmunent good I used all weakness.: Now they are found to I hu a
not as good as was anticipated some kinds of liniments I could hear of but never-failing sjecifc! for such diseasesas INN ftTUlNTJI
weeks ago. The conditions wore all that without avail."About lo>com otor ataxia. partial paralysis, ,
could'be wished for gathering and drying two years ago I was taken St. \' tus' dance, sciatica; neuralgia, -TO -
fruit. .Pear shipping is about over much worm and] my doctor said 1 hud rheumatism, nervous headache, the after
forthis( season. Considerable quantitiesof locomotor ataxia of the spine, and that. effect of La Grippe| | jKilpitation of the Nashville St. Louis and ChicagoWith
>this fruit were canned. CUtellillarfUe the chances: were against me. After heart pale and sallow complexions, and but ono ehanire, of sleepers, connect
*are abundant in the cotton fields, treating for a time he finally}) gave meup all diseases of the blood such as scrofula aim at Atlanta for NKW YOltKnnd KANSAS
though no worms are reported as yet. and said he had done all he could for chronic erysijK'las, etc. 'ITV. Tho Florida Central and Peninsular
has nearly TUU miles of track runn'nl'tbrourbtho '
The first bole of the new crop of cotton me. Pink pills are bold in IKIXOS (never
was Monticello on the 28th at 84 "The cords of my limbs were drawn in loose form by the dozen or hundred Tolmrrn Heaton( ,
cents A great deal of tobacco as tight as the cords on a kettlo drum, and the public i is cautioned filork "'. r"h'f1 and Jtntry Stfllon,
perbeen I'ratn find titrntrberry Lamlt,
cut and housed. Crops and 1 had such cramps' in m.)" limbs thatI against numerous imitations sold in this Orattfir, llttnamntnd l'lnrttj>i>lf Country,
continue look well, but would, in tutiered terrible pain. My feet were shape), at ">(R) cents a lox, or six boxes J'iojirif ,.11.
,most sections, be benefitted by more cold all the time. I had to use hot for S,50.:! and may be had of all druggists ulna th* ."111",'., ,..fIJrh'ftad
jrain. Highest temperature, U8; lowest, water and heated bricks to my feet, but I or direct by mail from Dr. Williams' The refit Hunting Olhrr Country.J- *tierttery.
,70; mean '84; average rainfall, 0.80. even then I could not get any relief. I Medicine\ Company, Schenectady, llrnrhr tht \01,..' Jo.'f/I round(".
:Northern District- ex- -Finally 1 heard! of Dr. Williams' N. Y., or Brockville. Onto Hu* the beat lands for tlllajco. greatest variety
ccfiaive, about 2 degrees dally above nor- Pink ]Pills for Pale People and I commenced .. 4BROWN'S of soils in tho Htttto,and above all
rmal.: Rainfall as shown! by reports below taking them on Feb. 5th, Ib'JU.1 Runs over the Central) Rldaoland
\: normal, but as a heavy rain ((1.81)) I found in three days' time that the IRON BITTERS Where It Is High and Healthy.Prosperous .
:Inches fell at Jacksonville Monday( : after- cords in my legs began to 'let up,' my Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion towns fill Its routoand It offers
the best freight facilities for Itroaluco.totho
!noon it is likely that other parts of the feet (began to get warm, I began to eat & Northern markets. Semi for any tno popular
district 'were similarly favored. The :and sleep) well and! in one month I had ,: Debility. song-
sunshine was nearly the average for the gained six {KHinds. The numbness in "MY FLORIDA HOME."
season possibly slightly alxne. Several my limlw began to leave me too and with Its spirited. words and beautiful music
thunderstorms and much lightning during to-day I feel" like a new man,and cannot descriptive of an actual! Florida Home, and
week. Farmers said to lie which gotten up In elegant style-Hix pagesof .(
the are
say too much in favor of Dr. ilUami'Pink also
full sized tx'at music ,containing
pleased at the results of the now departure Pills. I am able to walk and do Intl's Pills i a plcturnof homo In Florida paper and a hunting
: made.this year bv many in the mat- some work, and all this is after using s ttccne. It Is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(tin
:tier of the diversification of cn'tS.i The only nine boxes of Pink Pills. I feel BO stamps cnd also to pay for expense tbo best of map dll of"button.Florida) (sent
rconditiouus were favorable for grateful for my recovery that I am gladto free) aud note tho towns on its route.
,most crops} particularly com,cotton and let ]lxeopleknow what these pills: have Regulate The Bowels. A. O, )MAGDONKLM' A.,
,hay. :JJglu'fit temperature, 97; lowest, done for me." Jacksonville,Vi*.

;71: mean &i; average rainfall, 1.21 In order to emphasize his story, Mr.\ : tem Coeatlrene.xternnges aud beget dlacuacs!thsuholo,such. sys FloridaTentral
Inches. Strublo made the following affidavit t: : The :&
Central District-The weather was Sworn and sit before me this Sick Headache

very warm. OurcorresiKuidtntat Plant thirteenth) day of April A. I), 18U3. ; Dyspepsia, Fevers, Kidney Diaeawa Peninsular R. R. Co.
City reports that his records show it to IRA Coss Justice of the Peace. Bilious Colic Malaria etc.
have been the warmest week in seven Justice Coss evidenced his interest and 'Tnft'a rills ltratluceregulnrhabit, of Offers to Shippers

years at that place. Scattered I showers good feeling by the following certificate: body mead gouts *!iic.*lion, without The Shortest and Quickest .Route
occurred throughout the district, rang 1 hereby certify that nil that Mr. Stru- Which, DO ono can 4U1JOJ' good .
ing in measured" amounts from trace at tile says regarding his rheumatic and So1'EVAPORATING: 'Jw4't'vwhore.! 11KTAVEEN
Homeland, Polk county, to 7.72 inchesat other troubles I Ittt1ie'o -to be true and ..;:I __ FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
Oxford, Sumter county. Homeland correct. I HA Cos. THE EAST AND WEST.
ri'IJorts only a trace of rain in the last Justice of the Peace. FRUITSTAHL'S ) With Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
twelve days ; and Clermont, Lake county On the farm with Mr. Strublo live his EXCELSIOR EVAPORATOR.! is t better quipped than ever ever to
but 0.51: in ten days. Crops are do- two adult f'istcl'N.1i8d\ Annie )J. Struble tteetCbupe.t*. Mfwt IUlUbl. tithe market.Ct.l pant the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
frM.Add,.."ale.N Jt.penter..Qd.tJ.UL;
kcue Insure
close connections and prompt despatch
ing well in sections where seasonal made the following !statement: t to all Buiteruand Western )Market
showers occurred,'but in districts where "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pal.
little or no rain fell all vegetation is buffering People have done wonderful things for OWLING' GREEN ACADEMY Through oars to destination. with.
more or less from drouth. Swett: lIe won In a helpless con B out change or delay.
potatoes and newly set trees are especially dition when 1 left him on January 12th lUw II** Grrr.. V L-Oin,Bi4, 7t h. Thorough Perishable freight followed by wire and
mentioned as having suffered last, and when 1 returultotlonIarcla\ SSth smuttanent,careful traittin an iu

    ate freedom from ha.% nc.atu.t"'ntA l uniformly tion oinU and arrival at desUnatlotu
    from drouth. 'Conditions have probably I found him cured. The most remarkable V4est.L/6wd1n4John' / ,M.A.&;..f,nolUrt ..- All claims for overcharge and loss prompt
    improved in many .places since correspondents thing about the case. ," she continued adjusted.
    mailed their reports, as the is the curing of his lameness.! Of courseI See that your goods are marked
    heavy showers! of Monday were doubt- wanted! to know all about the causes of via F. C. & p. R. R.
    less general throughout Eastern Florida such a wonderful change, and! I learned SPRAVMADE For information call on or address the un-
    Highest temperature, 100; lowest, 70; from him and my sister and others, that decs I trued :
    mean, 84;.average rainfall, 1.72 lichen.) during my absence he had been using the :! (W.'. t;II..TA TC'CKfilt.len.A'YWll. Trar. A'gt't,,Oeala.Orlando Fit., Fla.O. .
    Southern District-Tenuwmture abovenormal Pink Pills, and that his recovery was! THE DEMIKB CO SALEM 0. M. IInr.nHS( ,Trav ATgt! !. f-eeburr.. Via.
    ; rainfall deficient. The dry attributed solely to them." W. It. FQI.LHK.Trav. A'g t.Tamea FU.
    weather Is damaging tender Mangoes Miss fi. Struble said : "I saw HENION&HUBBELL. Or N.PENNINOTUN,Trafflo, anger.
    cnijw. Mary '' l"1"" "' WttUni Ai eat,. CBIOAOO... Jaaknonville. Fla.W .
    are gone ; crop generally light. my brother in all stages of the disease. wrtl.for Caudojue and TatAiisc, gy ariurtau.: II. PLEASANTS,General Freight 1Sid ,\.

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    Now South Cultivator.A Many Persons!' are broken "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.

    GUARANTEED E down from overwork or household cares. ..
    Brown's Iron Bitters: nebulM tho To insure insertion fa this column advertise*
    aids of bile ments must be accompanied: by the money.
    system, digestion Amoves excess
    OR NO
    PAY. aid cures tlIllfarb 4.* tho genulunr. Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.Postage .
    received in
    I Stamps payment-
    Nothing Fairer Than This. Count every word,including name and address
    I When wo wiy: euro we do not mean simply --- -. --- -
    stop it for the time belug, but a :' jirr qTRAWBKRRY *uNT-oud'.. Siedllnrs{ ,
    *3 Noonan Improved and'Ikliel's KaiTy.
    PERMANENT AND POSITIVE CUREFor Ready for delivery after August ijth. Send for

    RheumatUm, Nenraltrta, DyspriMta, ;: circular if you want to buy. D. H. ALDEN, Law.fey *
    llrnilBdir, Con.tlpattott,1IIton.t.e.lier-' 1 \
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    voiitiirn, !M Irtplrr.nee., Iiiuirr> ItliMiit
    land nil* ar me from disordered TXT ANTHD; -Pair of deer, or one buck and two
    '..h'cr."rl1e TrcuthtC,Testimonial! !, uudFrreHainple does; must be tame and in good condition.
    Hottle of State price and where same an be seen. HUGH
    r C. ALLEN, Lake Maitland, Fla it

    and NEURALGIA CURE to CUMMIT NURSERIES, D. L. Pierson, Monti-!
    s1ML / ,. *+ cello Fla. Large Stock of fine trees; low
    prl<<'tt. Special terms for early orders. Drop
    175 GAY ST., Knoxvllle Tcnn. :, postal for new list. 8.4-tf

    \ FOR UXCIIANGK-$4,000 drugs fV.;ooa'
    It[ Costs No Moreto of building lots in suburb of eicin.
    4. nail for a bearing and well improved orange
    grove. A. R. Tom. No. 462 W. ?th at., Cln., O.

    Florida.made implement, invent- 8-4.31

    ed, and manufactured by a Florida viaMammoth X JANTMD-An Englishman, married, want,
    go V I position of trust, or are of orange grove.
    farmer of years of experience. Adapt Fully competent. Address A. II., Oak llili, Fla.

    ed for all farm crops and for vineyard, 1 KEEP COOL _8-s- __ .

    rove and orchard; is giving high sat- Cave In Hide, outside and nil tho way through, 300 OOO FIRST-CLASS nan Strawberry Improved Plants Neu.f for-

    isfaction and is recommended by some by drinking sale; $1.2' a thousand f. o. b. N. d. THOMAS,

    of the foremost grove owners. Given 5 Root Lawtey, Fla. 84t

    with the paper for one year for $8.37, en routeto HIRflASfihtrigrentTempernneodrink Bee THE FLORIDA

    for sub published weekly tTittRalletheCounty Seat
    or as a premium eight new n ;
    1 uuallhfUf, It U It. of lirevard County,will keep you posted as to
    scribers at $2 each. uj UII pleuaunt. Try
    what is going on in the Great Indian RheryCountry
    -- which is now being made famous by
    the 1I the improvements of)Ir. Flagler. Pull corps'of
    To Got Rid of Molos. 5 6c. correspondents give the news from every
    :: _
    PrlctlYi Jh.J 'J&1
    .. part of the River every week. Subscribe at
    once and you will not fait to renew. Terms
    A subscriber in Sumter county inquires
    $I.SO per annum ELLND.WAOaaeditorandpublisher
    for the best method of destroying World's Fair idSJCJ" Titusville, Fla. .
    _, ___ _. *
    -n-T1- rTirrrrTi i imjuiiL moles. A in Bradford
    neighbor PILlS "I 1 OOO OOO Extra Pine Improved KeuuW
    county who was a practical gardener, and Cloud Strawberry Plant
    for sale, 11.25 per i.ooof. o. b. Good packing
    used to trap them with considerable at Chicago Dislodge Bile guaranteed. PUDUY & FUNK,Lawtev, FU.

    lIe had with 7.29-8t
    success. a trap a springset
    in the gallery of the moles, with a Stir up the liver, at sacrificeThey
    3 500'CIIOICETR1ES
    number of sharp steel tines, like a than to miss it! Cure Sick-Headaohe, and, MUST DR SOLD. among, grove EACH trees

    pitchfork, arranged to plunge into 1,000 Mediterranean Sweets,many bearing,for joe
    the ground transfixing the mole. Female Ailments, 1,200 Parson Browns, an early orange, for ....350
    The Louisville & Nashville Rail' 500 Homosassas, the best "Floridafor... .jsc
    About the best method is to poison Remove Disease and 500 Maltese Dloods (or....u..........350
    road affords choice of routes to
    300 Hart's Tardiff .JUT
    them with kernels of corn boiled in a All but the Tardiffsare two-year,6rst-class buds,
    Chicago, via Cincinnati, Louisville, Promote Good Health
    solution of strychnine and then rolledin and ordinarily worth soc a tree. An order aggregating
    Evansville and St. Louis, with per- GoTered with a Tasteless !& Soluble Coating. 500 or more sc per tree allowance. C.
    wheat (flour. them in their
    dry Drop A. UOO.NE: Agent,Orlando, Fla. 75Mt
    fect lines of Pullman Buffet SleepIng Famous tho world
    over. -
    - --
    few kernels in
    runways, a a place.If
    Coaches from Florida I Ask for Iteecham's and take no others.
    through: FOR SALH CHKAP-3,000 Doone's Early Budded
    any reader has a better plan we Of all druggists. Price 25 cents a box. .; 2.000 Ruby Blood;2.000 Foster's Early;

    should be pleased to have him send us to our Northern Terminals. For ............New, .York.Depot." ..<. Canal St.TOWORLD'S IU 2.000 Aurantlum Pomeloand all the leading.. -
    ties. Call on or address G. L. )MICHAEL Glen
    information as to time, rates, etc., -- -
    an account of it for the benefit of thisinquirer. Ethel, Fla., Star Hill Nursery. 7-U.a
    write to C. P. Atmore, Cen'l. Passenger
    FfllR\ VISITORS -- --
    .... Agent, Louisville, Ky., or FOR SALK-Parson Drown Orange, Carney
    and other Citrus Fruit Trees; all on
    A California melon grower raises J. A. STELTENKAMP, MOTEL I FRENCH sour stock, trained to stake. J. II. TUBNLXT,

    seedless melons, and here is the way Fla. Pass. Agent, Lake Weir, Fla., Excelsior Nurseries. 721mA

    he does it. He in the usual HARVEY. ILL.
    plants 90 W. Bay St., GOOD ARTESIAN WELL OUTFIT-Will

    way. When the plants are two or Jacksonville, F>. FURNISHED HOUSE CAN BB SECURED sell for lido cash or will take a one-horse
    mower for L. W.Mur ION,Geor
    part payment.
    three feet he them at the FOR THIRTY DAYS.
    long covers ------ giana, Fla. 1'"-4t",

    joints, where the leaves come out, Situated on the Grand Trunk and Illinois Cen -- --
    tral R. R. being convenient to stop without A
    with earth. In a week or so they into tie City, and more accessible to the Pair goIng days we will offer Black Langshan and Drown
    take root at these joints. He then Grounds than the City itself.This P. Rocks, H to H grown at $4 per trio. Send In
    and first choice. W.
    WAYXKSItOliq: !, VIIIQIMA. brick your orders early get H.
    is a three-story building,cool and .
    off the vine between the first Ormond Fla.
    cuts airy rooms, with first-class table. .. 7' 5-4t .
    joint and the parent stem and the JAS. A. FISH BU RN E,A. B., Principal. Give a few days' notice of your intended visit -
    and we will reserve you a room, meet you at the PERUVIAN YAM vine cuttings: u Inches long\
    new-rooted vines do the rest, and ENGLISH, CLASSICAL AND SCIEN- station and guarantee satisfaction. Parties of. .;, ".50;5,000, ftojoo. JuticrSCIINADBLBACII
    seedless melons the result. four or six can have suite connecting If desired. Grand Day, Ala. 7-8-61

    r Refuse oranges have been dumpedin lings or Budded Trees
    Teachers of ability and experience. Careful wanted. iK to 2-inch stock, f. o. b., nearest railroad
    such quantities to the wind training; good discipline Ileautiful location station. FRED WAITE, Belleview, Fla.

    ward of Riverside, Cal., that the odor "Valley large grounds of Virginia; modern" Reduced equipment rates Climate Write; EPILEPSY OR FITSCan 6-J4-M .

    has produced sickness; and the papersare for Catalogue. July-23- AujrvuFENCING, LOUISIANA GRASS-!(jKMpalum plalyeaule for Plotida.Cuttings ).,
    pasture grass
    this disease be cured! Most physicians MyNo
    calling for the abating of the nui at$t.xsa barrel, r.o.b. W.II. POWMS,
    -fsajY ; all forms and the wortt CMC Ati Lawtey, Fla. 614..0&ANurAL
    sance. tel BO years.tudllU1d experiment' I have found theI
    -..------- I remedy.-Epilepsy !is cured by It; nrcd, not sub MEAL make hens Write to H.

    The Riverside exhibit at Chicagohas i : IS WIRE RGPE SELVAfiE.aiAMBlT dued by opiates-the old,treacherous, quack treat Ormoud. Fla. for information.
    ; ment. Do not dwpalr. Forget past Impositions on -- ---
    been abandoned. A few exhibi J your pane,pat outrages on yoor confidence,pastfaUurrft. DRUGS )Medicines Toilet Articles, etc., d Uy.
    tors of lemons and oranges struggled .. Look forward,not backward. My remedyIs at jour door at retail prices. Send your
    t of to-Liy. Valuable work on the subject, and orders for sulphur, Whale Oil Soap and Carbolic
    manfully for awhile but the apathyof large bottle of the rt'mt'd1-Knt free for trial. Acid._ A. P. FBIES. Jacksonville, l Ia. 62.4FLORIDA'S -<<
    their neighbors at home was so and address. T
    Mention Post-Office Express ; advantages for .malllnn.tmmt.,
    great that they did not keep up a sup -b _l( Prof.V..IL PUKE,F.D.,4 Cedar St.,NewYorL Estate Journal" Arcadia. Fla.

    ply of fresh fruit. f 1.00 per year: sample, with state map, 10 cents

    *. .------ AGEr TS _$50_ _to sI I" L 4'2,1.lm
    St POULTKY k'E CITrrlaltr.ii. i .. .. .,.. ...._lief a..... !)1.-1 FANCY PIGHON5nouKbtlOIdanduchauled.Write .
    A Melbourne his Lat q1 .
    planter packed x.arulxSwoTClwntimcato.WcuICHICKEN s. l$tttff!M...,pl_......__,.,. for what you want. Stamp for reply.
    pines so well that his Red Spanish 4+Y k> t1 rd..Utta4.4Ntttt..etlurl.C''"11... rtt>..tpCa toi LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake. Fla. 7.-n?,

    netted him over nine cents apiece -HATCHING BY STEAM I f) / ........,&nJa. .*.f*4 Utumtl;Wr nniLGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDPR on tie
    ..... . .teUer,
    -""'\ .sirs a.rlt./ sera
    and his Queens eighteen. .rsa..I&&b... w d.stl.tsr.ctl..fq purchased at J. C. L'lingle's Drugl(Store,
    F1-T:1 $ i[; {+ pp. ,".. a.... MI....u.luU JacklOnrille.I'1.. "IoUUR
    i < ; ur.-u. N..sp.rteoas...s.s. Te
    annp eeuslop.+rittawlr-t r C .des t..p Our. rorC'aahUmeor tiade
    SALK ,
    .. orange pont
    None but the native born can buy '_ l.tlnateIUab1' ta1p a a. s :;.4 ..,.... 1"roO'tea... ctmItarI rtM.V L fruit and timber lands. K. RCMLBY, Keuka
    9 silos :- ,
    Bend 40 for C$2 ) 0o. .
    land in Bermuda. .. .- ;rut di Ca,Dtks.Qruty.L1LQ.8.A.U. \ .IUJ11U1tU Y 1L





    The South is dependent solely upon its Farming and
    Manufacturing interests for prosperity. Now, don't you,
    a Southern planter, consider it your duty to patronize
    Southern Manufacturers, everything being equal ?

    The manufacturers of ATLANTA PLOWS guaranteeto
    MAKE everything equal.


    CENTER \' *-* ? ?. HARDENED



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    ( SAVANNAH LINE. Clyde- Steamship- Co.

    t, Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and NEW YORK, GHHRbESTON INN FLflRIDM UNEI.

    \ between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.


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    Between Jacksonville and New York: Fir t-claM, $ ,5.60; Intermediate $19.00; Kxcunlon: f4J-5.
    Steerage; $12.50.

    I Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin $17.oo; Intermediate $11.00;; Excursion $47.30; Steerage, f14.'S
    The magnificent Steamship of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:

    I FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed

    (Central or 90Meridian Time.] to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

    . City of Augusta............................ ..........................Tuesday Aug tnt, 7.00p.n both ways :
    City of IttmiitiRhatn............................... ...... ............ Friday Aug 4th.lo.JOa.ln I (STANDARD TIME.)
    Tallahassee.......... ....................................... ........... Sunday, Aug 6thll.ooa.m From New York From Jacksonville,
    Kacoorht>.,... ..................................... ...............Tuesday,Aug 6th. 3.00 p.n (Pier 29 K. R.) STEAMER Florida.
    City of Augusta" .... ................................................ ...Friday, Aug nth S.oo a.m. Friday, July 28lh, at 3 pro......."ALGONQUIN".... Thursday Aug 3d, at 8:30 am
    City of Birmingham.................. .......... .....................Sunday, Aug i3th 7.ooa.m Tuesday, Aug istat3 pm."8HMINOLK"Aug .. ...Sunday Aug 6that tt.ooamFriday
    Tallahassee.... ................. .........................?....... ....Tuesday, Aug ijth, 7.oop.nNacoorlire 4th,at 3 pm."CIIKKOKKU"..Thursday, Aug trjoamAug :
    !.. ...................................... ................... ...Friday,Aug iSlh, 10.30 a.n Tuesday, Mh, at 3 pm."ALGONQUIN.; ... ...Sunday Aug 13th, at 6oo.m:
    City of Augusta .... .............. .................... .. .... ...... Sunday, Aug aoth, 10.00 n Friday, Aug nth at 3 m."SHMINOLE"' ....... Thursday, Aug loo.m:
    City of Birmingham ................................................Tuesday, Aug 2d 2.00 p.n Tuesday, Aug 3sth,at 3 pm. "CIIBKOKUli" .Sunday, Aug aoth,at tt so: a m
    Tallahassee .. .............. ..... .......... ............... ..... .Friday, Aug 2Sth, 4.00 p.nNaroorhre Friday Aug iSth, at 3 p m."ALGONQUIN".Thursday, Aug aropm:
    .... ...........................................................Sunday Aug 27th 5.ooa.n Tuesday, Aug art,at 3 p ra. "SKMINOLK" .......Sundav, Aug 27th, at 4x0: am
    City of Augusta......................................................Tuesday, Aug 29th 7.00p.n Friday, Aug 35th,at 3 pm."CHHKOKKK" .....Thursday, Aug 31st,at 7.JO.m:
    Tuesday. Aug 29th at 3 p m."ALGONQUIN, Sunday, Sept Jd.taOJQ.1DST. :

    of "Savannah...................................................Thursday, Aug jd, 9.308.m
    CltyofMaron ........................ ... ... .. ....... ...... Thursday, Aug loth, 4.30p.m RIVER LINE.For
    (11t7..f"0".0"h." ................... ... .. .... ..... .... Thursday,Aug 171(1( 9308.0 JOHNS .
    ,w City of Macon ............................... .... .... ..........
    City of Savannah ...................._ ............................Thursday Aug31, s.ooa.n Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on


    ( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) -
    Steamers are appointed to sail as follows:
    Desaoug. ............................................................Saturday, Aug 5th 11.30 a.E 66
    Dessoug................................................ ............ Tuesday' Aug isth S.ooa.n 1 e1. locle,99
    Deasoug ................................ ............... .................Friday, Aug jjth, 4.00 p.n Capt. W. A. SHAW.
    THESE PALACE STEAMERS, From Jacksonville-Tuesdays and Saturdays at 3.00 p.m.; returning leave Sanford Thursdaysand
    Mondays at 5.00 a.m.
    Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line),offer to th General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., JacksonvilleM.
    Traveling Public and Shipper advantages equalled by no other line. II. CIA'IH:, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green. New York.
    Through Ticket and Dills of Lading (issued to principal 1 points North Hast and Northwest vii T1IIIO.: T. Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green. New York.
    Savannah. For information and rooms apply to .1..1.0111.1':, Passenger Agent 3 Howling Green New York.F. .
    B. R. PRICK. Sol. Agent. W. II. LUCAS, Fla. l"aM. Agent M. IItUS luSc.n.: Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Pta
    71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 7> West Day Street, Jacksonvilli JOHN I.. iltlti'A 1t1). Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville, Fla.
    R.I.. WALKER Agent C.G.ANDKRSON Savannah Agent G.. .1. A. I.KSLI K:, Superintendent, foot Laura Street Jacksonville, Fla.WM. .
    New Pier No.S, North River, New York. City Exchange Building
    RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

    W. I.I..1)JAMES. 1IASIIAGKN, Agent,13 Eastern S.Third Agent Street Sav.Philadelphia.. Pla. It Western Ry. Co.. 261 Jacksonville, FU IV___*i. _ntt_ _llelawnr___ ._J\_ ......UA.___l'hU".lellhl"___ 5 Howling A Green, New York.
    Tral'alill Agt.
    A.I eW. SAMPSON, General Agent W. K. ARNOLD J. P. TALIAFERRO,
    306 Washington sU. Boston. W. It. RIIIttT. General Agent JOHN L. MARVIN
    For Tickets apply to S.. P. & W. Railway office. JI7 nro u'way.' New York President. VIco-Presldent.
    Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
    CAPITAL $100,000.


    L BBoze'ker'sOrazge JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

    Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General

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    Grower. : : .
    DIJ; ilCTOIti 3 t
    A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
    John L. Marvin
    Roby, Judge R. B.
    FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is W.Jas.B.P.Clarkson Taliaferro, T.C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,

    BRIGHT ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.

    f both tree and fruit are the results reported by large W. A.. HOURS. K8TA1IWSIII5II: --:----IH75.- J. B. DOUR3.

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    Will load at Fcrnandina about November 1, to bo followed by It is my intention to build a largo packing-house in Jacksonville -

    a second about November 15, provided sufficient support is pledged : and I desire to obtain tho opinion of growers of Florida oranges

    to warrant tho chartering of two fast steamers now in view. I particularly 1 as to tho advisability of doing this, and what support I can count

    desire all fruit growers to write mo whether or not they will t upon in tho event I do this. I shall be prepared to receive tho fruit

    support the project to further direct shipments to England, as it isnecessary in bulk or in field boxes and pack it up in the best and most careful

    to have these promises in order to go ahead and definitely manner for the account of the growers.

    arrange for tho steamers. I request correspondence on tho above two points, as tho time is

    It is my intention this season to charter better steamers and im very short for tho necessary details for carrying out this project, most

    prove on tho details of tho loading of the vessel, and! also to have the vital to tho Florida growers in view of tho probable orange crop that

    proceeds of the sales in tho hands of tho shippers of lots of 100 boxes will have to bo marketed this coming season.

    and over not later than three days after the fruit has been sold in
    England.I Address II

    shall be prepared l to make a small advance and to pack

    in Jacksonville should tho growers desiro me to do so. Further de-G A 0 D S E L L .

    tails Regarding tho project will be cheerfully furnished upon. .

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    ,, 1 i Tropical +Trunk+ Line OF PAWTUCKET, R. I.
    '' rw -
    r Extending muthward from Jacksonville, excel
    ( b in and service
    equipment reach all
    L n. ":. .. prominent winter and summer 0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
    1 : Nu. 8 Hontwrlck Itlock. Corner lUy antljkluln Street
    Send for I'ocket Memoranda Hook.FTEU .
    lr ,. ro. PLEASURE RESORTS --- -- ........ ,
    N 't i + 'a ofll<"lorldn. Throuph-tram service? with Parlor, 71 in 8 Florida years cxnerk'iico with- .
    ; Pullman, Bullet, and iut;-cars "'-1
    A t % nearly all varieties' of
    carry you through fowls we have settled 1 down "'-
    "' Groves on the following HH the best
    Orange Farms
    suited to thin climate: .
    ( .oc.u pc
    Itraicn and p'. l ihnrnt,
    wra. Vegetable Gardens, llnrrr,! tn i (11)1 irn II'yuiulura.

    e Pineapple Plantations, (
    r..p. tlnfk JsintfiItnjtrrlal 'eni
    ,',.10',. Jhirk, f
    "d. Phosphate Mines, ***- Itrontf 7'tlrk"l/ll. if I

    r r .. ; ;: Cocoanut Fields, FOWLS FOR-SALE. S3 v ,
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    St. Johns River, -
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    a N'tt 'r .,I BISCAYNE BAY. ALL -KINDS. .

    Direct Line to TAMPA, PUNTA CORDA and Gulf Harbors. HENS LAY; YOUNQ ;

    TROt BLE purchasing tickets via Jacksonville, Tampa SWILL -
    { .AND BY Key West H'y. Send for Largo map of Florida, Illustrated catalogue free
    SAVE ( TRANSFERSR. by mail, with other information of interest. to any addrusn.E. .

    GenenU:ManAffer. Superintendent. General Passenger Agent. I Ormond, Fla.

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